Regional Catholic Early Learning Centres enable children to take the first step into Catholic education. Enrolment at a Regional Catholic Early Learning Centre is stage one of a Catholic education pathway from Preschool to Year 12.
Families can access either of the two options available:
1. The preschool only program
- Hours 9.10am - 3.10pm
- 15 hours per week during school terms
- 5 days per fortnight
2. A preschool and childcare program
- Full days 7.30am - 6.00pm
- Preschool day plus Before and After School Care
Children who will be four years of age by 30 April of the year of enrolment are eligible to be enrolled at one of the five regional Centres.
|ELC Enrolment Fee||$50 one off payment|
|Preschool Resource Fee||$55 per child per term|
|Preschool (9.10am - 3.10pm)||$65 per day|
|Before Preschool Care (7.30am - 9.10am)||$19 per day|
|After Preschool Care (3.10pm - 6.00pm)||$30 per day|
|All Day (7.30am - 6.00pm)||$114 per day|
|Vacation Care (7.30am - 6.00pm)||$74 per day|
Note: Early Learning Centres are approved childcare providers. The Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate is available to assist families with fee payments, click here for Human Services. Fees compare favourably with those of local long day care centres.Fees do not include refunds claimable under the Commonwealth Government's Child Care Benefit Scheme.