Funded Kindergarten Program
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This long day care service is an approved kindergarten program provider under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS).
Care Service type: Long Day Care
Service name: Mudgeeraba Early Childhood Centre
Address: 148 Wallandra Road
The Queensland Kindergarten Program is run by a Qualified Early Childhood Teacher during 9am-3pm each day
Kindergarten Fees (information current as at: August 2019)
Total daily rate: $94
Inclusions in the total daily rate: Meals, Sunscreen, hat, wipes, Future Champs, Yoga, Japanese Lessons
Enrolment conditions: None
Application of QKFS subsidy to reduce out-of-pocket expenses: QKFS subsidy for eligible parents is passed on as a discounted rate each week for 40 weeks of the kindy program.
Information about the Australian Government’s Child Care Subsidy payments for eligible families is available at Department of Human Services: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/child-care-subsidy
Approved Kindergarten Program Providers
As an approved provider, this service holds a current Queensland service approval for a centre based service, under the Education and Care Services National Law (National Law) or the Education and Care Services Act 2013, and an appropriate public liability insurance of at least $10 million. To be eligible to receive funding the service must provide a kindergarten program:
- To children who are at least 4 years of age by 30 June in their kindergarten year
- Delivered by a qualified early childhood teacher
- Aligned with the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline, or other education program approved by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
- For at least 15 hours a week, 40 weeks a year or a minimum of 600 hours over 37 weeks for services operated by non-state schools.
The Australian and Queensland Governments are providing subsidies to support the delivery of kindergarten programs. For more information, please visit the Department of Education website at https://qed.qld.gov.au/earlychildhood/.