Enrolment & Fees

Fee Structure and payment policies

The 2018 daily fee is:  $54.50 per day for children aged 4 years and above, $65.50 for children aged 3 year olds,  $29.50 per day for children from Aboriginal, Torres Straight Island and/or low income families. Fees have been reduced due to start strong funding.

Fees are calculated by the term and are payable even when the child is absent for sick days, holidays during term time, Teacher prep days and public holidays.

Invoices for fees are issued in week 2 of each term and emailed to each family.

$20 waiting list fee.

Enrolment bond: 4 weeks of fees in advance.

$100 enrolment fee.

BCA membership: $3 for new and renewing members.

It is a requirement that one parent/carer of each attending child is a member of the Birchgrove Community Association.

Fees are billed in the second week of term and will be emailed to parents. Fees are payable within 14 days from receipt of invoice.

Fees are paid via BPay.  The BPay no. is 126268C.

Late payment of fees: (Service Fee Policy)

Failure to pay by due date (14 days from invoice) will result in reminder being issued with a clause stating that if the fees are not paid within 7 days of date of issue of reminder, a 5% late payment fee will be added on to the bill.

The BCA committee reserves the right to withdraw the child’s place at preschool if the amount is not paid by this time.

Late collection of children: (Service Fee Policy)

For children who are collected after 3.00pm, a $1.00/minute fee will be charged after 2 verbal warnings. This fine will be payable separate to term fees. Emergency situations do arise from time to time and we ask that you ring us to let us know if you are going to be delayed.

Child Care Subsidy

Child care subsidy which starts on the 2nd July 2018  replaces the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate does not apply to our Preschool as we are  state funded and not commonwealth funded.

Waiting List

Please fill in the form (click on the link to the PDF below) to place your child on the waiting list. The teaching director will contact you in September to let you know if there is a place available for your child. If you have further questions please send an email to: director@emmerickstreet.com.au

There is a $20 waiting list fee which can be paid into

Bank                       Westpac Bank
BSB                          032 020
Account No            160251
Account Name      Birchgrove Community Association Ltd / Emmerick Street Community Preschool
Reference               Your name / Waitlist
please send us an email receipt confirming payment.

Waitlist Form