Start-up costs

Below is a guide to a carer's initial expenses:

- Neighbourhood Before and After School Care registration         - $0 ($95 fee waived)

- ECECD* Application Fee                                                  - $400

- ECECD* Annual Fee                                                         - $185

- Children's Guardian Working with Children Check                   - $80

- First Aid, anaphylaxis and asthma management training             - $160

- Public liability insurance monthly premium                           - $40

- Fire safety equipment: fire blanket, extinguisher, smoke alarms    - $120

- Business name registration fee                                           - $35

*NSW Government's Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate