The Department of Education (DET) provides per capita funding as a contribution towards the cost of providing the 4 year old and 3 year old preschool programs. The kindergarten is responsible for all expenses.
Fees are necessary because there is a shortfall between the level of government funding and the costs of operating a viable preschool. The Committee has the discretion to withdraw service for non-payment of fees.
Fees for 4 Year Old kinder 2022 are$450 per term (Parents who hold an eligible Concession Card will not be required to pay any fees)
Fees for 3 Year Old kinder 2022 are $160 per term
The Department of Education (DET) also provides a Kindergarten Fee Subsidy for eligible children to attend kindergarten free of charge.
Your child is eligible for the kindergarten fee subsidy: