Newport Lakes Centre Information
Hours of Operation
The Centre is open Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 6.00pm.
Newport Lakes Child Care and Early Learning does not offer occasional care.
The Centre will be closed on all public holidays. Normal fees will be charged if you are normally booked in on that day on a permanent basis.
Service rating against the National Quality Standard
Our service has been rated and assessed EXCEEDING by the Department of Education and Training.
Our Centre runs a Parent Portal App for your computer or smart phones. This App is free to download and helps us to keep in touch with families, as well as sharing our daily reflection on how your child’s day has been. Each parent will receive their own log in details to access the website during the enrolment process. We share all centre news, Child’s online portfolios with photos and observations, daily and weekly updates, centre policies and forms. We encourage all families to share information about their home life with the educators on the portal, which helps us to built strong relationships between families and the centre.
Fees and Payments
- Daily fee is $139.00
- $3.00 extra for non funded Kindergarten Children.
Invoices are emailed to all families and show all information regarding the calculation of your fees with regards to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) and eligible hours . All attendances will be submitted to the Family Assistance Office on a weekly basis under the Child Care Management System (CCMS)
NLC account payment method will be processed by Direct Debit only. A Direct Debt form will need to be completed during the enrolment process.
NLC does not accept Cheque, Cash, Eftpos or BPay for payment of Fees.
Our dedicated and nurturing Educators are what makes our centre exceeding. The success of our recruiting process is shown by the quality of our Educators that give their 100% each day and treat every child as their own.
Our home away from home culture is also felt amongst our team, where strong bonds are built creating our small family.
All staff employed must have current Working with children's check, first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training. Yearly child protection and Covid training is required.
Professional development training is always available and encouraged whilst employed at Newport Lakes CC
Educational Support Leader
An exceeding theme throughout our centre is to support and mentor our Educators. This is achieved by employing an off the floor full time Educational Leader. The role of the Ed support Leader is to guide our planning and programming, provide staff development opportunities, organising educational incursions and excursion and connecting our service with the community around us.