How does the Waitlist work & what is the length?

To be entered on to the waitlist, families are required to complete the waitlist form and submit the non-refundable fee to activate the request. Please click Waiting List Application Form  to obtain a waitlist form.

The waitlist is managed with the following priorities:

  1. Provide childcare services to all families already enrolled with the centre.
  2. Provide childcare services to waitlisted families in order of
                1. Priority of access (1,2,3) -Priority one – A child at risk of serious abuse or neglect

                  Priority two – A child of a single parent who satisfies, or parent that both satisfy, the work/training/study test under section 14 of the Family Assistance act. That is, working (including as a carer) seeking employment, studying or training or on leave related to employment.

                  Priority Three – Any other child, for example a child whose parents have chosen to stay at home.
                2. application date
                3. required start date
                4. required room / age band

We encourage all families entering the waitlist to maintain contact with the centre, amend their details / requirements by contacting the office on 07-5572 7333 or Periodically the centre will make contact with the families on the waitlist to ensure the details are relevant and active. The waitlist application is valid for 1 year unless family has maintained contact.

We actively advise families to plan ahead, view several centres before committing funds to waitlist.

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