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Outside School Hours Care (OSHC)

The OSHC after school program operates during the School Term from 2:45pm to 5:45pm Monday to Friday.

Vacation Care operates during school holidays from 8:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

The Vacation Care program shuts down for two weeks over Christmas and New Year period. Parents /guardians are notified of exact dates prior to the commencement of the Christmas holiday vacation care program.


Full Time: $98.00 weekly per child 5 days per week (10 weeks) or $98.00 for 4 days per week (10 weeks)

Permanent- Part time: $35.00 per day 1-3 days per week (10 weeks)


Full Time: $250.00 per child 5 days per week (10 weeks) or $250.00 per child for 4 days (10 weeks)

Permanent- Part Time: $75.00 per day 1 - 3 days per week (10 weeks)

Note: - Late Fees will be charged if child/ren are going to be collected after 5.45pm for OSHC and 5:30pm for Vacation Care.

Late fees of $0.50 per minute apply, if children are collected after the above finishing times for both after school and vacation care.

Parents are required to pay fees two weeks in advance prior to commencement of care. If fees are not kept in advance, parents may be requested to find alternative care arrangements.


For long absences due to illness or holidays, the full fee is required to be paid for the first two weeks and then a holding fee of $30.00 per week per Child will be charged. Please note child care benefit cannot be claimed on this fee.


Parents/guardians must complete an enrolment form prior to their child/ren commencing care. A new enrolment must be completed at the beginning of every year to re-enrol your child.

Smart Central Enrolment Link

The OSHC Director must be notified of changes to parent’s contact details or changes to authorised persons permitted to collect children from the service. 


Larrakeyah OSHC offers 90 places for after school care and 45 places for vacation care. Places for both programs are quickly filled and parents/guardians are encouraged to indicate their interest in the relevant programs early.

Larrakeyah Primary School students receive priority in both programs.

If demand for places exceeds supply, Larrakeyah OSHC provides priority of access in accordance with the Commonwealth Government’s Priority of Access Guidelines for Childcare i.e. to children at risk of serious abuse or neglect, then children of a single parent who satisfies, or of parents/guardians who both satisfy, the work/ training/ study test under section 14 of the Family Assistance Act, and then other children.


OSHC Director can be contacted on 0438 813 211 after 11:30am Monday - Friday

Email [email protected]

School hours: Monday - Friday

Primary School: 08:15 AM - 2:45 PM
Supervision is provided before school (8:00 AM - 8:15 AM)
and after school (2:45 PM - 3:00 PM).

Preschool: 08:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Front Office: 08:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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