Holding fees

The following ruling will applies between the first day of first semester and the official end of the second semester examination period.

Holding fees (equivalent to the normal weekly fee) are fees charged to reserve a place in the Centre when your child/ren is/are not actually in care during a period that they would normally use.

Note: Holding fees are charged during short-term absences.

For any continuous absence up to 5 weeks the fees will be charged in full. For any continuous absence over 5 weeks, the additional fees will be waived if written notification of intended absence is received 3 months prior to the absence date.

In the case of illness or injury, any continuous absence up to 3 weeks will be charged in full. For any continuous absence, due to illness or injury, over 3 weeks, and providing a doctor’s certificate is presented, the fees will be waived after the initial 3 week period. (Min. 244.9.1)

For any absence due to exclusion (refer to Exclusion conditions) other than for those mentioned above, fees will be charged in full.