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Family Corner

Stay Connected with  OWNA

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OWNA is an All-in-One comprehensive billing, early childhood programming, documentation, portfolio and family communication system. Families can use the OWNA App, which can be downloaded on any Mobile Device.

  • Access important Daily Communications about your child’s day including sleep, meals, toileting etc.

  • View and share your child’s learning observations and images at anytime, anywhere.

  • View our detailed Weekly Programs and take part in our activities from home.

  • Events Calender to keep up to date on what's happening. 

  • Easy access to view and sign forms such as Excursion, Medication and Incident Forms. 

  • Contribute information and provide feedback relevant to your child and family.

  • Access to Service Documents such Parent Policies and Procedures, Event Posters, Letters etc. 

  • Access to Statements, Invoices and ability to upload and see all documents related to your child. 

  • FREE access to multiple family members including carers and other support professionals.

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Family Participation

We value and pride ourselves on our partnership with families. We believe families are children’s first teachers and therefore we embrace parents, guardians and family involvement within our Service. Participation by parents, guardians and the whole family conveys a positive impression to children and allows them to feel supported and promotes a sense of belonging.

Working Together

Families are encouraged to schedule appointments with their Educators and Management to discuss any suggestions or observations. This may include evaluating your child’s progress and development, raising concerns, setting new goals, and so on.

Families can also come in for support and help in the wider sense, where if your family circumstances have changed. We can help link you with other services if we are not able to assist ourselves.

Child Care Subsidy

Is a regular payment that assists most families with the costs of child care. The Child Care Subsidy is paid directly to My Planet and then the centre charges families a fee reduction (Gap fee).

Please note that depending on your Child Care Subsidy, fees will differ per family.

In exceptional circumstances families can receive more support than the standard entitlement. So it is important that families keep Centrelink informed about any change of family circumstances

We ask that you have your CSS setup before enrolling, so we can give you a proper estimate.

To be eligible for Child Care Subsidy, one or both parents or principal carers must be Australian residents as defined under the Social Security Act 1991, or be eligible non-residents.

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