Fees


Fees from January 2018
  • $112.00 PER DAY FOR MONASH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS 
  • $118.00 PER DAY FOR MONASH UNIVERSITY STAFF & AFFILIATES
  • $125.00 PER DAY FOR COMMUNITY USERS 
Fee  Support
Fees may reduce, depending on your family's eligibility for child care fee assistance : 
Up to 29/6/2018: Child Care Benefit (CCB), Child Care Rebate (CCR) or  Jobs, Education and Training (JET)
From 2 July 2018 the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will replace Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) 

For information, go to assistance with child care fees webpage or call the Centrelink Family & Parents Line  on 13 61 50 between 8.00am and 8.00pm. Monday to Friday.

You may choose to have CCB/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.  From 2 July 2018 Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is paid to  directly to the service and reduces the fee.

Estimate your fees and subsidy. 
Fees up to 29/6/2018 : To estimate fees  with  CCB/CCR  please contact us directly. You will need to provide your ccb assessment %.
Fees from 2 July 2018 : To estimate what your new Child Care Subsidy might be, go to the Payment and Services Finder
You may be asked :
Care Type: Long day Care / Centre Based Day Care 
Hourly Fee: 
$10.18 for MONASH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS 
$10.73 for MONASH UNIVERSITY STAFF & AFFILIATES
$11.36 for COMMUNITY USERS

Transitioning from CCB/CCR to the Child Care Subsidy (New Child Care Package)
From 2 July 2018, child care fee assistance will change.
Get ready for the new Child Care Subsidy.  Complete your online form now through myGov
Learn more about the new subsidy and how to transition
Refer to Estimate your fees and subsidy, above, for Hourly rates and care type information needed for My Gov application.

Salary Packaging is available for Monash University Staff. Current information and the online application can be found on the Monash University HR website - log in required or call 20400.  

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's detailed Fee Policy is available to current families from Reception.

Other Fees

  • Late pick up of child fee: $20 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 credit/debit card charges, 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 $56.  Monash Uni Staff $59. Community $63.
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.