School Fees

At Our Lady Star of the Sea School parents contribute financially through payment of school fees. These contributions help to supplement the funding that comes from direct grants from the Federal and State Governments.


In accepting enrolment at Our Lady Star of the Sea all families are expected to pay school fees. Inquiries regarding school fee accounts are to be directed to our school office.

Family Fee 2019

The Family Fee for 2019 is $2,140 or $535 per term.

The Family Fee is used for recurrent expenses, including the cost of running and maintaining the school, associated curriculum requirements, infrastructure and capital expenses.

In 2019 the payment of the school fee accounts are to be finalised by 11 October 2019. Family Fee statements are sent out each term. If paying in term instalments the due dates for 2019 for each instalment are as follows:

Term Due Date Amount
1 15 February 2019 $535
2 3 May 2019 $535
3 19 July 2019 $535
4 11 October 2019 $535


Student Levy

The Student Levy for 2019 is $280 per child.

The Student Levy is used to purchase student requirements necessary for the learning and teaching program, including the required book list items and curriculum expenses. Costs relating to the swimming programs and class excursions are included in the levy. 

Child Amount Due Date
1 Child $280 15 February 2019
2 Children $560 15 February 2019
3 Children $840 15 February 2019
4 Children $1120 15 February 2019

Family Fee and Student Levy Payment

Fees can be paid by the following methods:

  • School office by cash or cheque.
  • Direct Debit (forms are available from the school office or Download a Direct Debit Request here)
  • Internet banking: BSB # 083 347 Account # 657743482. (Please quote your family name and initial)

The school does not accept credit card and EFTPOS.

Other Fees

Additional charges will be made for costs associated with Camp Programs for Years 3 to 6, participation in other sporting activities that are not whole class activities and the Year 6 Music Night.

The Building Fund

A donation to the Building Fund, which can be claimed as a tax deduction is voluntary. Money donated to the building fund account is used to service the loans the school has to pay for past building programs.

You are encouraged to donate to the Building Fund. A donation of $50 per family is welcome.

Donations can be paid by cash, cheque or internet transfer.

BSB: 083 347

A/c number: 02547 1925 REF: 01399

Reference: Family name and initial.

*Health Care Card - If you are a holder of a Health Care, Concession or Veterans Affairs Card please ensure this information is indicated via your CareMonkey account. In addition, please forward a copy of your card to Currently eligible card holders are entitled to assistance through the Camp, Sport and Excursion Fund. The amount received by the school on behalf of the eligible card holder is offset proportionally against their school account to cover camp, selected sport or excursions. In the future there may be some additional benefits to families who hold a Health Care Card.