Accommodation fees


Weekly Board

Residential arrangements are contracted for the Australian academic year. During 2019:

  • board is $315 per week;

  • board is payable two weeks in advance;

  • payment of board must commence from the day of moving in to MacKillop House; and

  • board includes meals, utilities, use of facilities such as washing machines, parking and cleaning of common areas.

    Please note: there is no reduction of board during holiday periods or if a resident is away due to holidays or illness.

Administration fee 

A non-refundable administration fee of $100 is required to accompany the application form.

Security Deposit
A security deposit of four weeks board is payable before moving in to MacKillop House and is refundable at the end of the contract provided there is no damage to the resident's room or facilities that they have used.

Should a resident resign her place before the end of her contract the bond is forfeited.

 Payment Options

  • Direct Debit: Payments can be made to BSB 062-913, Account Number 10567283, account name MacKillop House Lyneham. Please use your surname/invoices as a description for identification purposes.

  • Mail: Cheques to be sent to MacKillop House 50 Archibald St Lyneham Canberra ACT 2602.

  • In person.

MacKillop House is a nonprofit organisation, and in keeping with the aim to empower women through access to education, every endeavour is made to keep fees as low as possible. In this context, it is essential that all residents make timely payment of their board, and we recommend establishing a regular direct deposit arrangement.