Frequently Asked Questions

Child care subsidy 


Child care benefit and Childcare rebate are available for eligible families.


All fees include the $1.25 an hour parent administration levy which is set by Hatchling House FDC and collected on behalf of the service via the educator. 


Minimum of 7 hours care per day under school age + school age 2 hours minimum for before school care and 2-hour minimum for after-school care.

Fee Schedule

Standard care

(8-6pm) $9.40. p/h


Non Standard Care

(6pm-8am) $9.80 p/h


School Age Child 

$9.40 p/h

School holiday $9.40 p/h


Rotating/Rostered shifts

$10.00 p/h


Casual/un-booked hours

$9.80 p/h


Public holidays

$12.00 p/h


Late fee $15.00

Opening Hours

Open 24 hours a day 6 day s a week