For children between the ages of 2–5 years there is a childcare centre (OAC) within walking distance from the conference. They have a program called OAC Flexi. This program allows short term enrolments which would allow parents peace of mind while at the conference.
Fees for this program per day are:
2-3 years: full day $140; half day $75
3-5 years: full day $125; half day $70
Babysitters now have hundreds of babysitters that they contract with varying costs and skill levels. Parents are able to view the profiles of each babysitter and can choose one according to their budget and skill level they require. Babysitters range from $15 per hour upwards.
Minimum price for one 8 hour day: $120
Rockmybaby is a leading babysitting agency in Melbourne providing experienced babysitters. Delegates will be able to liaise with the agency directly, the agency will be able to establish the needs and assign a babysitter directly. Daytime fees start from $23 an hour + booking fee with a minimum of 3 hours.
There will be a breastfeeding and family room available for your use throughout the conference. This room can be used for your babysitters too.