A Life-changing and Affordable Way to Experience Australia

There has never been a better time to become an Au Pair! From the moment you apply, until the time comes for you to return home - our team will be there for you every step of the way!

We are upfront and honest about our fees so you know exactly how much the program will cost, where your fee's go and what's included. Our programme includes all the essentials that you’ll need in Australia plus a few extra's to make sure you have the best experience possible!

As an AIFS Au Pair in Australia you will be given the option to choose a 6 month placement or longer.

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2nd Payment




* Programme Fees are subject to change. The First Payment is non-refundable. The Second Payment is due upon confirmation of your placement. For details regarding our Programme Fees please refer to our Terms & Conditions.


If you have any questions, contact our team for help.

What Else to Consider

We like to be upfront and honest so there are no hidden surprises

We know what it’s like when hidden costs pop up so we want to be totally upfront and honest with you! Here are the third party costs you should plan for in addition to your programme fees.

POLICE CHECK (£54) - Your Police Check is paid directly to the Police Check Authority after you’ve passed your interview.


FLIGHTS TO AUSTRALIA - flight costs will depend on the airline and the month you depart to Australia.

MEDICAL FORM - this form needs to be completed by your Doctor. Cost will vary according to the medical clinic.

WHOOPING COUGH BOOSTER - If you can’t get this in the UK, we can book you an appointment to get it done during orientation in Sydney, Australia.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN’S CHECK - This fee can vary depending which state you are placed. The fee ranges from $80-160 (AUD).

INSURANCE - Don't forget to buy your travel insurance before you go!

What Do My Fees Cover?

The AIFS Au Pair in Australia programme is the largest in Australia and has built up a solid reputation one, which you can trust.

When you join AIFS Au Pair in Australia you are assured that you will be fully supported throughout your placement. We are not just a website: AIFS has an Australian office for you to use, a community counsellor on hand to support you, and and an experienced Au Pair team.

Our worldwide team is dedicated to creating a safe and secure intercultural experience for you. We offer AIFS Au Pair in Australia to young people from close to 20 different countries, working closely with long established and experienced international partners.

How do we compare?

You may have heard of websites or companies which offer Au Pair in Australia for free or a small fee. While it may seem to save you money, these sites commonly offer little or no services or support before you depart or whilst you are in Australia - not offer the bricks and mortar security which comes with AIFS. With no on the ground support, you'll have very few options if something goes wrong.

Policies and procedures
We have the ethos of quality over quantity. AIFS Au Pair in Australia is the only Au Pair agency which has been accredited by Child Wise. We have strict safeguarding and screening processes for Host Families and Au Pairs to ensure that all parties are safe and meet our criteria. We also have strict conditions for Host Families so that they have an obligation to provide you with food, accommodation, an allowance as well as a cap on the amount of hours you do. We are passionate about protecting the rights of all those involved in the programme so if you have an issue, we are just a phone call away.

Our service to you

AIFS pride ourselves on providing high quality customer service. Our experienced support team in Australia ensures that both you and your Host Family are fully supported throughout your placement and your stay in Australia. We also have dedicated teams in 20 different countries who will help and support your through the entire application process. From the minute you apply, you'll be given loads of advice on how to find your perfect Host Family and have personalised recommendations provided to you. Our fee covers all the essentials including Airport transfer, 4 nights’ accommodation and breakfasts, walking tours, the AIFS orientation, 24/7 support and free transfer to our Work & Travel programme. For more details about what's included click here.



You'll get paid a weekly allowance, a bonus, accommodation and food in exchange for childcare

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What's Included

We want to ensure you have value for your money so find out here, everything that is included in the Au Pair in Australia programme

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We don't have many requirements but its worth double checking before you apply

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An Au Pair is motivated, enthusiastic and loves spending time with children. If this sounds like you then we have just what you’re looking for!