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2019 fees

Please note: At PLC, fees include the cost of compulsory outdoor education activities, visiting speakers, artists, entertainers and most day excursions for Junior and Senior School students.

The cost of some subject based camps, excursions and extended trips may incur an additional cost.

Early Learning Centre

48-week Program:

  • $690.00 per week (full-time)
  • $145.00 per day (part-time)
PLC School Term Program Per Annum
5 Days $22,360
4 Days $17,888
3 Days $13,416
2 Days $8,944

 

The Child Care Benefit and the 50% Child Care Benefit Rebate are available to eligible families. 

Junior and Senior Schools

Application fee:  $150. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Enrolment Fee:  $1,500. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

  Tuition Fees Consolidated Levy
Year Level Per Term Per Annum Per Term Per Annum
Prep $4,421 $17,684 $275 $1,100
Year 1 $4,421 $17,684 $275 $1,100
Year 2 $4,927 $19,708 $275 $1,100
Year 3 $5,377 $21,508 $275 $1,100
Year 4 $5,992 $23,968 $275 $1,100
Year 5 $6,531 $26,124 $275 $1,100
Year 6 $6,531 $26,124 $275 $1,100
Year 7 $7,155 $28,620 $470 $1,880
Year 8 $7,155 $28,620 $470 $1,880
Year 9 $7,155 $28,620 $470 $1,880
Year 10 $7,913 $31,652 $325 $1,300
Year 11 $7,913 $31,652 $325 $1,300
Year 12 $7,913 $31,652 $325 $1,300

 

Holding Deposit: A Holding Deposit of $4,000 will be payable in February of the year prior to your daughter’s commencement.  This amount will be deducted from Term 2 Tuition fees.  The Holding Deposit will be forfeited if your daughter does not commence in the year offered, and is non-transferable between siblings.

Billing: The first term’s tuition fees for Australian students (including Permanent and Temporary* Residents, but not International Students) are invoiced in October in the year prior to commencement. These fees are non-refundable and non-transferable between year levels or siblings. Subsequent tuition fees are charged one term in advance.

Sibling Discount: A 10% reduction in the basic annual tuition fees is currently offered for younger sisters while an older sister attends PLC. This sibling discount does not apply when a student in the family is in receipt of any other fee concession or to children attending the Early Learning Centre.

The cost of compulsory outdoor education activities, visiting speakers, artists, entertainers and most day excursions is included in the fee structure for Junior and Senior School students. The Consolidated Levy varies by year level to reflect the different resources provided and programs delivered, and includes the College’s Outdoor Education program. 
 
Additional charges apply for various extra and co-curricular activities, including the International Baccalaureate registration and theory-of-knowledge (TOK) camp (approximately $1,000), uniform, textbooks and stationery items, private music tuition, some sports, subject specific excursions and camps, overseas tours and travel on the College’s private bus routes.   

Other costs such as VCE/IB exam fees, visa costs and personal disbursements will be charged as incurred on accounts presented throughout the year. 

International Students

Years 

Tuition Fees 

Per Annum

Consolidated Levy

Per Annum

Prep $25,874 $1,100
Year 1 $25,874 $1,100
Year 2 $25,874 $1,100
Year 3 $25,874 $1,100
Year 4 $25,874 $1,100
Year 5 $30,892 $1,100
Year 6 $30,892 $1,100
Year 7 $34,232 $1,880
Year 8 $34,232 $1,880
Year 9 $34,232 $1,880
Year 10 $37,384 $1,300
Year 11 $37,384 $1,300
Year 12 $37,384 $1,300

 

Annual tuition fees for International Students are due in full by November of the preceding year. For new students, fees are due by August in order to be able to obtain a visa. These fees are non-refundable and non-transferable between year levels or between siblings. Any adjustment will be made on Term 2 fees. Boarding Fees are charged two terms in advance – October & April, and includes GST. This covers accommodation and food during term time.

Sibling Discount: A 10% reduction in the basic annual tuition fees is currently offered for younger sisters while an older sister attends PLC. This sibling discount does not apply when a student in the family is in receipt of any other fee concession or to children attending the Early Learning Centre.

The cost of compulsory outdoor education activities, visiting speakers, artists, entertainers and most day excursions is included in the fee structure for Junior and Senior School students. The Consolidated Levy varies by year level to reflect the different resources provided and programs delivered, and includes the College’s Outdoor Education program. 
 
Additional charges apply for various extra and co-curricular activities, including the International Baccalaureate registration and theory-of-knowledge (TOK) camp (approximately $1,000), uniform, textbooks and stationery items, private music tuition, some sports, subject specific excursions and camps, overseas tours and travel on the College’s private bus routes.   

Other costs such as VCE/IB exam fees, visa costs and personal disbursements will be charged as incurred on accounts presented throughout the year.

All International Students are required to take insurance cover for medical/hospital expenses – Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). A list of insurance providers is located at the Australian Government Private Health Insurance website: https://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/overseas/oshc.htm

The approximate cost of OSHC is $550 including GST.

Boarding Fees (Includes GST)

Years 7 to 12, (Includes GST) payable one term in advance.

Year Level Per Term Per Annum
Years 7 to 12 $7,135 $28,540

 

Boarding fees include GST and cover accommodation and food during term time. Additional charges apply to boarders remaining in the Boarding House during mid-term breaks.

Notice of withdrawal

Day Students – One full term’s notice is required, in writing to the Principal, before the withdrawal of a day student from the College. If the required notice is not given, one full term’s tuition fees will be payable in lieu. For example: If your daughter is a day student and you wish to withdraw her from the College at the end of Term 4, the Principal must be notified in writing by the last day of attendance of Term 3. 
 
Boarding Students – Two full term’s notice is required, in writing to the Principal, before the withdrawal of a boarding student from the College. If the required notice is not given, one full term’s tuition and one term’s boarding fees will be payable in lieu. For example: If your daughter is a boarder and you wish to withdraw her from the College at the end of Term 4, the Principal must be notified in writing by the last day of attendance of Term 2. 
 
Boarding places are offered for the full duration of a student’s education at PLC, to the end of Year 12, and are not transferable to a day place. Parents should be fully committed to their daughter living in the Boarding House until the end of Year 12. 
 
In all situations, if a Boarding student is withdrawn from PLC, the required notice as indicated above applies and the boarding fees must be paid for the full calendar year. 
 

School bus

Zones Part Time Full Time
Zone A $380 $670
Zone B $430 $740
Zone C $485 $780


(Up to 6 trips per week) (7 or more trips per week)

Casual Trips (All Zones) - $10.50    

If your daughter wishes to catch the private College bus service run by Crown Coaches, please contact Reception on (+61 3) 9805 5811 or email buses@plc.vic.edu.au.

Fees for 2020

Council will establish tuition and boarding fees for 2020 in October 2019.

The College reserves the right to amend its fee schedule and terms of enrolment at any time.