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The ultimate solution for busy parents needing

a reliable and affordable babysitter or nanny.

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How does Babysitters on Demand Work?

Looking for reliable and efficient childcare services that fit your busy lifestyle?

Look no further than Babysitters on Demand! Here’s how our collaborative approach works to ensure both your family and your chosen caregiver are happy with the placement:

➡️  Complete the booking request form
➡️  Consultation (email or phone)
➡️  Agree to use our service
➡️  Payment of fee
➡️  Receive confirmation of your booking

We understand that finding the perfect nanny can be a challenge, which is why we offer additional services to help you every step of the way. These include:

  • Setting up interviews and trials with your family
  • Assisting with salary negotiations
  • Creating a work agreement that outlines job expectations

Trust Babysitters on Demand to provide you with top-notch childcare services that take the stress out of parenting.

Why Babysitters on Demand?

Busy parents, when you choose Babysitters on Demand, you can rest assured that you’ll be connected with highly qualified sitters and nannies who are passionate about providing excellent care for your children.

Our sitters and nannies undergo a comprehensive screening process, which includes interviews, reference checks, education verification, and thorough background checks. With years of experience in teaching, tutoring, therapy, or the arts, our sitters are well-equipped to handle any situation that may arise.

We understand the challenge of finding trustworthy and reliable child care, which is why we provide ongoing support and training opportunities for our sitters to ensure they continually enhance their skills. We’re here to help you every step of the way in your search for the perfect caregiver for your little ones. Choose Babysitters on Demand for peace of mind and exceptional care for your family.

what parents say

Testimonials from our supported families

Lia was absolutely fantastic helping me with all my queries. Hannah was so happy and fun for the boys! Will be using again

Rachele C

Bethany was fantastic and my kids took to her instantly. I was quite worried about my little boy as he doesn’t do well with strangers but he was fine and we have a great night out. Thanks team!

Renatre F

I just wanted to say a big thank you for helping us with a babysitter for this evening, all at late notice. Natalie was absolutely exceptional and the kids have not stopped talking about how much fun they had!

Sasha W


Babysitters on Demand provides busy Perth parents with affordable and flexible babysitting and nanny services to cater to your every need as a busy parent. Our minimum booking is for 3 hours, and our team works in 30-minute intervals. So, if you leave at 7 PM and return at 9:45 PM, you will be charged for three hours.

To confirm your booking, you must pay the fees included in the quote we send you. This ensures that we can lock in your job and cover all administrative costs associated with your booking. For casual bookings, we currently only accept direct deposit payments, and we will provide you with the necessary details when sending you an invoice for payment.

For all other bookings, you have the option to pay the initial deposit via direct deposit or credit card. We will send you a payment link to complete your booking. Trust Babysitters on Demand for reliable and hassle-free babysitting and nanny services.

Babysitters on Demand fees differ depending on the following factors:

  • Number of children
  • Time of day
  • Length of care
  • Level of care


Babysitter Fees

As mentioned above, casual babysitting fees differ depending on the following factors:

  • The number of children
  • Time of day
  • Length of care
  • Level of care

Standard booking fee (up to 2 children) with more than 24 hours notice, per day is $33.45

Standard booking fee (up to 2 children) with less than 24 hours notice, per day is $40.00

Standard book fee (3 – 4 children) with more than 24 hours notice, per day is $45.00

Standard booking fee (3 -4 children), with less than 24 hours notice, per day is $52.00

If you have more than 4 children, please contact us to discuss.


A higher rate may be charged during peak times (weekends) and public holidays.

Please note that if you have 3 or more children under 8, we will be required to send two babysitters for your job, this does mean that the rate will double. If you have more than 5 children requiring care varying in age groups, we may need to send two babysitters for your job depending on the requirements.

Before and After School Care Fees

At Babysitters on Demand, our before and after school care rates start from $29.30*. This rate is inclusive of hours, tax and superannuation.

In accordance with employment law, shifts must be a minimum of 3 hours (or compensated for), this means, if you are looking for before school care, you will be required to pay for 3 hours, even if you don’t need care for that entire time.  (more info on minimum hours can be found here)

Before and After School Care incures a booking fee covering ongoing administrative and recruitment costs, this fee is $515 per year. Alternatively you can opt for a per term fee of  $150.00, this fee is non-refundable.

Nanny Placement Rates and Fees

Nanny placement fees start from $497. This is dependent on what the service your looking for, looks like.

Nannies are paid as per the type of service, either Part-Time or Full-Time, on a fortnightly basis, in accordance with Fair Work Australia’s miscellaneous award rate.

Please note, the nannies rate is subject to change, in accordance with the change Fair Work Australia make to the mischellanous award.

School Holiday Care Fees

Similar to the babysitting fees, school holiday care fees differ depending on the following factors:

  • The number of children
  • Start & end time
  • Length of care
  • Level of care

If you only need care for 1-2 days we recommend just booking in a casual babysitter.

If you require care for 3 or more days, there will be a weekly fee starting from $97.00

Hotel Care

Please refer to Babysitter Fees

Crisis or Emergency Care Fees

Please note this service is currently only applicable to organisations that require crisis or emergency care for their clients.

ChildWorx Fees

Please visit the ChildWorX page for more information and fees pertaining to ChildWorX

Events & Conference Fees

There are two options we can currently offer for your events and conferences.

 Option 1: At Venue Creche Care 
Fee’s for at venue creche care start from $497 per day.

Option 2: In-home care for your attendees
$18 per family/attendee, per day, your attendee will pay the balance $15.45, per family/attendee, per day.  Alternatively you can cover the entire fee of $33.45. A group discount can be applied should you have more than 10 families/attendees require in-home care.

General Casual Hourly Rate

We pay our team fairly, in accordance with Fair Work Australia’s miscellaneous award rate.

All our sitters are directly employed with Babysitters on Demand and not via contractor or freelance terms.

Our casual hourly rates start at the minimum rate of $27.27 per hour, plus superannuation.

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* Please note this is an ESTIMATE only. The final cost quoted may vary depending on factors such as the level of care required, ages of children, vehicle requirements, special needs care or other additional requirements.

To submit a request for a booking, please complete the form on the Book a Babysitter page.

What We Offer

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Crisis or Emergency Care

Corporate Care (ChildWorx Program)

Events & Conferences


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