Fee Information 
at Matua Kindergarten

Find out about fees and other payment information*

(*Please note: the information on this page applies solely to Matua Kindergarten.)

  Fee Options

  • Fees WITHOUT 20 Hours ECE
    • These prices apply to 2 year olds and 3 & 4 year olds not using 20 Hours ECE
    • WINZ subsidies available if you qualify

    3 hour session: $19.50
    4 hour session: $26.00
    All Day rate: $55.00 ($6.50 an hour)
    (We also have an optional $2.50/hour charge to cover our other costs - see below)

  • Fees WITH The 20 Hours ECE Subsidy
    • The following prices apply to 3, 4 and 5 year olds using the 20 Hours ECE subsidy.
    • The government subsidies up to 6 hours per day, so if your child is a “full-dayer”, that is 7 hours with us, we need to charge you $16.00 for that additional hour.
    • To access the ECE subsidy you need to complete the Attestation Form when your 3 or 4 year old starts (available from our office). That's it! Once your child is enrolled with us they'll receive the 20 hours ECE subsidy.

    Pricing examples:

    • 1 day / 7 hours
      • 6 hours are covered by ECE
      • So you pay $16.00 for the 7th hour
    • 2 days / 14 hours
      • 12 hours are covered by ECE (6+6)
      • So you pay $32 (for hour #7 and hour #14)
      • 2 x $16.00 = $32
    • 3 days / 21 hours
      • 18 hours are covered by ECE (6+6+6)
      • So you pay $48.00 (for hour #7, #14, #21)
      • 3 x $16.00 = $48.00
    • 4 days / 28 hours
      • 20 hours are covered by ECE (6+6+6+2). ECE Max = 20 hours.
      • So you pay $90 (for hour #7, #14, #21, #24, #25, #26, #27, #28)
      • 8 x $16.00 = $90
    • 5 days / 35 hours
      • 20 hours are covered by ECE (6+6+6+2). ECE Max = 20 hours.
      • So you pay $145.00 (for hour #7, #14, #21, #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #30, #31, #32, #33, #34, #35)
      • 15 x $16.00 = $145.00
  • Optional $2.50/Hour Charge

    Our pricing and the ECE subsidy covers most of Matua Kindergarten's costs, but not all, for a couple of great reasons:

    • Our teacher-to-child ratio is above the minimum
    • We offer a variety of sessions for you to choose from

    So we do invite parents to pay an optional fee of $2.50 per hour if their finances allow them to do so. Eg:

    • 3 hour session: $7.50 (optional charge)
    • 4 hour session: $10 (optional charge)

 Payment Information

  • Payment Terms
    • Fees are invoiced weekly and are emailed to you
    • Clients with fees unpaid at the end of each term will receive a statement and reminder letter
    • Fees to be paid on receipt of invoice
    • Fees may also be paid monthly or by term instalments, please see our adminstrator if you wish to pay this way
    • Days that children are absent are still to be paid for as this ensures a place is kept
    • Two weeks notice in writing is required to cancel your child’s space at kindergarten
  • Working For Families Subsidies
    • Work and Income subsidies are available
    • Minimum attendance of 3 hours
    • Income criteria, forms and further information are available from the Manager
    • WINZ Childcare Subsidies are credited weekly to client accounts

    All matters relating to fees will be treated with absolute confidentiality.