Occasional Child Care

Chid playing with toys

Occasional Child Care offers a minimum of two hours care or up to a full day/week at our purpose-built Girrabanya site.

Bookings are available on the day (places permitting) or up to three weeks in advance.

Staff ratios are one staff member for every four children under the age of three years, and one staff member for every 11 children over the age of three years.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, 48 weeks per year, with a holiday program available in January.

Child care is charged in two-hour blocks, at a cost of $13 per hour:

  • 9 - 11am
  • 11am - 1pm
  • 1am - 3pm
  • 3 - 5pm

Care is also available from 8:30 - 9am, at a half hour charge.

Sessions longer than two hours are available. For example, care from 9am to 12pm is charged as two, two-hour blocks.

Parents who use Occasional Child Care are eligible for Federal Government Child Care Subsidy.

Occasional Child Care has been assessed by the Department of Education and Training and has successfully met the requirements of the National Quality Standards.

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