Annual Subscription (Paid Monthly or Annually)

How many active children are in your service?

$27.50 inc GSTper Month (min 12 months)

  • $27.50 per month per bundle of 30 child profiles!
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$313.50 inc GST per Annum

  • We have already applied the 5% discount for an up-front annual subscription!
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5% Discount if you pay upfront!

Receive a 5% discount for full upfront payment of your Annual Subscription!

Here's an example: 12 months upfront with the 5% discount would cost you $313.50. You can then claim it back on your tax, check with your accountant re your tax bracket. For example, with a 20% tax bracket it would cost you around $250 for the year. We advise you contact your Tax Agent for personalised advice.

We have already applied the applicable 5% discount for an up-front annual subscription!

Do you have any questions?

You are welcome to contact us for further information

What does the Free 30 Day Trial offer?

When you select the ‘Start your free 30 day trial now’ button, you will automatically be given unlimited access to the Nest App for 30-days. This gives you the opportunity to practice navigating your way around the app, setting up children’s profile pages, practice writing observations, choosing a curriculum that best suits you, take photos, plan and write educational programs. Once you have practiced using the device, can see the potential of it and you feel confident using it, then you will have the choice to subscribe.

Is there a contract or a cancellation fee?

Yes. Nest offers an up-front annual subscription fee or monthly payments as above. You will be required to commit to a 12 month contract and there will be no refund if you choose to cancel under 12 months. There is no set up cost, you simply start your free 30 day trial prior to making a commitment with us.

Do families have to pay anything?

No, Nest is free for families. Families can access this cloud based software anywhere at any time to view their child’s learning journey. Families will be issued with their own unique confidential pin code to log in to access the Nest website. They will also need to have access to an email account on their own device i.e. mobile, desk top, Android or IPad to receive free notifications from their early childhood provider to view their child’s e-Portfolio.

What am I getting for my money?

  • Electronic Portfolios for each child in your care.
  • Ability to electronically plan and evaluate your educational programmes.
  • Clearly shows evidence of how you are working towards the EYLF & NQF.
  • Includes a reflective journal for educators to collaborate
  • Unlimited educator access using their unique user identification code.
  • Unlimited digital storage of all observations, photographs, planning and reflections.
  • Data backups.
  • SSL encryption.
  • Free for your families to access anytime, anywhere on their mobile device.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment by credit card. This is a safe, secure online method of payment. If for some reason you are unable to make a payment or your payment bounces back, access to your device/app will be stopped and you will only be able to access the work previously stored. You will not have the ability to continue using the app until payment is received.

How many child profiles can I use?

Nest offers bundles of child port folios, you can create as many as you like. Each educational facility will vary in size and capacity so we have catered for this by allowing you to have scale the number of child port folios to suit your needs.

What do I do if I want to add a new child?

Go right ahead, from the administration section on your desk top, simply ‘Add new child’. It’s that easy!

What do I do if I want to remove a child?

You can ‘archive a child’s e-Portfolio’ in your administration section on your desk top if a child ceases care. This will remove their e-Portfolio from within the App whilst ensuring the child’s e-Portfolio is still available for auditing purposes.

Are there cheaper bundles for Family Day Care Educators?

No, Nest offers bundles of 30 e-Portfolios. We acknowledge and appreciate that Family Day Care educators only have small numbers of children per day due to licensing, however you will need to generate an e-Portfolio for all children enrolled with you. It is likely that it will only ever cost you $27.50 per month. As advised, please speak with your tax agent regarding costs as it would be around $250 for the year paid up front, after tax. It is well worth the investment! It will save you so much time and reduce your workload after hours. Our current family day care educators using Nest are testament to this.

What if I have multiple services/rooms?

One of the huge benefits of Nest is you have the ability to set up your device using multiple rooms, create classes and groups of children for example; if you are in a child care centre and you have three rooms, you can set up the whole centre on the one device i.e. baby room, toddler room and pre-school room and view this at any time. If you are a school and you have two kinder classes and a LIL program this is the same as the centre process; kinder A, Kinder B and LIL room all on the one device.

Do you offer discounts for large organizations?

If you are a large service i.e. a family day care scheme, a school or you own multiple child care centres, we invite you to email us with your enquiry to discuss a fee structure to suit your business.

Do I loose my data after the trial?

No your data will not be deleted, once you're trial ends, you will be asked to subscribe to Nest, once that is done you continue to use Nest and access your data.

Do you have a question?

If you have any further questions or special requirements please email me at I will respond to your email as soon as possible.