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    Default Daycare and before and after school care

    I know prices can vary but just wondering what everyone pays for childcare and also before and after school care.

    I may need to put our 2 girls into both 2 days a week next year if I can't secure some night work so a 2 yr old in childcare and our 5 year old in vacation care. Just wondering if it will b worth it. Ta 😊

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    Default Daycare and before and after school care

    Daycare - currently $75 day but with rebate it is $37.50 day. I am not far from city in Sydney but this price is really cheap!

    Before school care is $13 (just went up from $10)

    After school care is $18 (just went up from $15)

    With rebate, before and after school care costs $15.50 day

    Vacation care is $22.50 day with rebate and whatever the activity costs on top of that. Prices usually range from $5 -$20 per day

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    Currently $93 a day for daycare in suburban Brisbane. Will increase next year due to ratio changes

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    My 17 month old is in daycare full cost is $103 per day and this is about a 1 hour drive from the city but absolutely everything is provided

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    $94 a day full fees before rebates at our daycare

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    $110 a day before rebates

    A friend has been quoted $20 for after school care for next year.

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    I am non metro currently $96 a day for a 2yo. Food, nappies etc all supplied. I don't pay that much though as I am eligible for ccr

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    OK thanks ladies.

    How does it all work? Do u pay the full amount then Centrelink reimburses you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoThisIsLove View Post
    OK thanks ladies.

    How does it all work? Do u pay the full amount then Centrelink reimburses you?
    You can choose from several different options like paid to you quarterly, paid direct to centre or paid to you fortnightly.

    I have the rebate paid to centre otherwise I would be paying $546 week.

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    After school care is $20 a day
    Holiday care is $60 a day plus activities so up to $85 a day.
    Last year when DS was in day care it was $85 a day

    This is before any rebates from Centrelink.


 

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