Fees from January 2017
Fee  Support
Fees can reduce depending on family's eligibility for child care fee assistance : Child Care Benefit (CCB), Child Care Rebate (CCR) and Jobs, Education and Training (JET)
You may choose to have CCB and CCR deducted from your weekly fee to reduce your usual fee or you can pay full fees and claim a lump sum benefit at the end of the financial year. 
For information, ring the Family Assistance Office (FAO) on 13 61 50 between 8.00am and 8.00pm. Monday to Friday. The FAO web site is www.humanservices.gov.au

Click here to see example of fee calculations for different numbers of days with or without CCB contribution.
Estimate your fees and subsidy with a Family Child Care Subsidy Estimator .  This estimates CCR/CCB and also the  the Child Care Subsidy which will replace CCR/CCB in July 2018.

Salary Packaging is available for Monash University Staff. More details can be found on 
the Monash University website here.

Fee Policy
Fees are charged for permanent, usual bookings, regardless of attendance and only for days MCFC is open.
Fees are billed one week in advance and need to be paid within 7 days of issuing of the account. A Late Fee of $10 per week overdue is charged for if fees are out standing at the end of each week.
If fees continue to be late for 3 weeks, without coming to an repayment plan arrangement, bookings will be cancelled.
Two weeks notice in writing is required to both change or cancel booked days
MCFC detailed Fee Policy is available to current families from Reception.

Other Fees

  • Late pick up of child fee: $15 for 15 minutes or part of 15 minutes.
  • Share / membership fee: $100 per family.
  • Security fob: $20 ($15 refundable when the fob is returned).
  • Centre Activity Contribution of $50 charged twice a year per family, refundable if the parents participate in any Centre’s activities, either working bees or designated fundraising activities.
  • Other excursions or incursions: Staff will notify parents of the cost, if any.
  • Any bank charges: e.g dishonoured cheques or identification search.
Casual Bookings
Additional casual days may be available in daily or half day sessions.
Casual fees: Full Day as above. Half Days: Monash Uni Student $45.50.  Monash Uni Staff $50. Community $53.50.
Casual bookings can be only booked for dates less than two weeks ahead.
Notice for cancellation of additional bookings must given no later than 5.00pm the (working) day before.

Questions about individual fees or accounts? See Joanna at the reception or email accounts@mcfco.org.au.

All fees are set by the Committee of Management. Questions and input regarding policy are welcome by emailing committee@mcfco.org.au. Please address correspondence to The Treasurer.