The Cottage fees are based on a sliding scale in proportion to household income.
Weekly Household Income (before tax) Counselling Fee
Health Care Card Holders $40
Less than $770 $50
$770 – $1155 $80
$1155 – $1540 $100
Over $1540 $120
Appointments Outside of Normal Business Hours:
Before 9.00 am or after 4.30 pm, appointments have a minimum fee of $60.
Having difficulty paying the counselling fee?
The scale provides a guide. Alternative payment options can be discussed with your counsellor.
Cancelled or missed appointments:
If appointments are missed or cancelled without due notice there will be a charge, being half of your regular counselling fee.