The daily fee for all rooms is currently $140.00 (as at February 2019). Actual out-of-pocket expenses will vary from family to family, depending on your eligibility to receive the New Childcare Subsidy. For more information visit Department of Human Services website.

Daily fee includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, nappies.

Fees are payable on all public holidays that fall on a normal operation day.

Fees are not charged during the two week annual closure over the Christmas, New Year period.

Waiting List

To apply for a place at WHECC please complete the online waiting list application, via the link below.


This will take you to our waiting list site where you will need to register your details by creating a new account.

A $100.00 non refundable application fee is payable upon registration.

 Please note the waiting list application is not complete until payment has been received.

Bank Details for Waitlist Application

Account Name: West Hawthorn Early Childhood Centre

BSB: 033 050

Account Number: 118374

Please include your surname as the recipient reference.

Next steps after registering on waiting list.

Once we have received your application form and the application fee has been paid, your application will be activated.

When a vacancy is available, families will be contacted with an offer.

Families will have 24 hours to accept or reject the offer.

If the offer is accepted the centre will commence enrolment procedures.

Is it your responsibility to ensure your details remain current within the waiting list system.

Please note: Vacancies within the 8 month – 3 year old age groups are in high demand. We recommend families register on the waiting list well in advance of care being required. 


Centre tours are available upon request, please contact via phone or email to book a time.

If you require further information about the enrolment process please contact the Centre on (03) 9818 1290.