Hours and Fees

The Lighthouse is open from 7.30am to 5.30pm.  Our fees are based on a minimum daily enrolment of 6.5 hours per day and a minimum of 3 days per week. The fees that apply depend on how many days per week your child is enrolled for.  The fees below include a nutritiously balanced cooked meal, ample morning/afternoon tea, a late snack and fresh baking weekly. All fees are inclusive of GST and are effective from 12th September 2022.

Under 3 years – 9:00am – 3:30pm

3 days – $208.50
4 days – $240.25
5 days – $278.00

Under 3 years OR Over 3 years and NOT taking up 20 hours ECE – Full days

3 days – $231.55
4 days – $266.75
5 days – $308.75

3 years and over AND taking up 20 hours ECE – Full days

3 days – $152.75
4 days – $176.00
5 days – $203.75

20 hours ECE
We offer 20 hours ECE to all 3 and 4 year olds. The fee schedule above has taken this into account.

Family Discount
A 10% discount applies when two or more children from the same family attend the centre.  This discount is applied to the eldest child’s weekly fees.

Childcare Subsidies
You may qualify for financial assistance from Work and Income. To find out more, please visit their website or contact our Centre Manager for further information.

Online Payment
When making online payment, please include your child’s full name in the reference field.

Our bank account details are:

Account Name:                 James & Clarke Ltd

Account Number:            01-0221-0632554-00