Babysitters in the Darwin region, NT

  Au Pairs Articles & Tips

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What is an Au Pair?

Most parents looking for someone to care for their children have heard of nannies, fewer have heard of au pairs.

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What is the difference between a Nanny and an Au Pair?

Apart from sharing the responsibility of providing in-home care for children, nannies and au pairs are quite different

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Can families get the Child Care Subsidy for nannies and au pairs?

Eligibility criteria with regards to nannies and au pairs, can be confusing, this article clears up the questions and explains why nannies and au pairs still make sense for many families.

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How to use an agency to find a nanny, au pair or babysitter

While it is possible to find child care independently, using an agency can make the process easier and less time consuming by taking away a lot of the leg work involved in advertising for and interviewing potential candidates.

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What is it like to be an au pair?

Host families have much to gain by inviting an au pair into their home. It can be cost-effective and culturally-enriching, with children benefitting from a care-giver who is more of an older sibling than a babysitter


The Darwin region has 4 areas.