Jabiru Birkdale South

The Team at Jabiru Birkdale South

Jabiru offers before and after school care and vacation care at Birkdale South State School. Our team includes a range of friendly people who are into craft, sport and outdoor exploration, so there’s something for everyone at Jabiru Birkdale South.


Jabiru at Birkdale South has a big undercover area that we use every day for both art and outdoor group activities. Our building has been divided up into multi-function areas for the children, including quiet spaces, construction and art areas. You’ll often find us up on the oval as well.

Fees and Benefits

Families eligible for Child Care Subsidy pay reduced fees, with a proportion of their fees paid by Centrelink.

Your families combined income will determine your percentage of subsidy.

Fee payable depends on eligibility for Child Care Subsidy.

Contact Jabiru Birkdale South

Location: 451 Old Cleveland Road East, Birkdale, QLD, 4159

Jabiru Birkdale South is based in a demountable building bordering the oval at Birkdale State School.

Meet face to face: drop in before or after school to meet our friendly team.

Phone: 07 3207 2575

Mobile: 0409 936 079

Email: birkdalesouth@jabiru.org.au

Join Us At Jabiru Birkdale South!

Before School Care

Opening hours: 6:30am till school starts

Full Fee: $15.90

Session Hours: 2 Hours

About: Before school care with Jabiru is a great place for children to get ready for the school day. We can also help with tuckshop orders, excursion permission forms and notices to the school office.

Many parents find before school care helps them manage their busy days.

After School Care

Opening hours: from the school bell till 6:00pm

Full Fee: $23.50

Session Hours: 3 Hours

About: Jabiru after school care has great activities, good food and highly qualified staff to help children finish their school day.

We always have a range of different activities on the go, and children choose the activities they want to do that day.

Vacation Care

Opening hours: 6:30am to 6:00pm

Full Fee: $55.60

Session Hours: 11.5 Hours

About: Jabiru holidays are heaps of fun. We’ve gone on excursions to theatre shows, zoos, theme parks, museums, movies, skating and environment centres.

Program: We publish our vacation care program before the holidays so you can avoid the vacation juggle and know your children will be well cared for with a huge choice of activities and occasional excursions.

Annual administration fee: An annual administration fee of $25.00 per family is charged when your new enrolment is confirmed, and each year when you renew your enrolment. We will process your enrolment and confirm with you in writing so you can start to use our service.

Late bookings: Late bookings are those made after Thursday 6pm for the following week before care is needed. Late bookings will incur a $5 surcharge on the ‘Permanent or Advanced’ booking fee.

Ready to book or enrol? All bookings are handled through the online app QKids.