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Find a Sydney Nanny that your family will love

Nanny Australia provides quality Nannies and Au Pairs to families in Sydney and across Australia. We specialise in placing professional Nannies in Sydney and Australia Wide since 2008, providing a personal, professional recruitment service ensuring families receive high quality, affordable and reliable childcare. 
At Nanny Australia we believe we can find the right childcare for you and your family. Our Nanny agency is based in Sydney and covers all areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide.

We Need A Nanny Sydney

Our goal is to find an experienced, reliable and trustworthy nannies that will suit your needs. We are confident that with our thorough screening process we can find the best care for your family. 

Our Nanny agency offers the complete solution to your childcare needs, including live-in or live-out nannies, full-time or part-time positions, all on either a permanent or temporary basis. 

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At Nanny Australia all child carers are thoroughly checked and vetted before they are sent to any interviews. This includes a one-to-one meeting with us, checking of all their qualifications, ID, reference checks and we also ensure they hold a CRB.

All perspective our candidates have face to face interviews and original copies of their paperwork and checked carefully by one of our consultants. References are checked personally by our team. 

We apply a rigorous approach when selecting and screening our candidates to ensure that your nanny has the proper training and experience. In addition, it is key that the applicants are honest, caring, responsible, flexible, and have a positive attitude. Some applicants are rejected regardless of their experience and/or training if there is any doubt that they will not provide the best care for your family.

Nanny Australia will match you with the perfect nanny and be there with you at every step along the way, making your search for child care less stressful, and giving you back more time to spend enjoying your family.  All of our nannies pass our stringent criteria before they go to work for you:

  • Face-to-face interview with Nanny Australia
  • Comprehensive Criminal Background Check
  • Employment verification and social security trace
  • English language proficient (if required by family)

All of our nannies possess:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Qualification
  • Impeccable references

Our screening process involves several stages like: Personality and psychometrics test: We make sure that we hire candidates who would easily gel with your family and care for them with patience and love.

We know your time is important, with our help the process of hiring a live-in nanny can be made more manageable.

Our process:

  • We set up a meeting to help you assess your family’s needs.
  • We pre-screen potential applicants through our multi-step process, which includes interviews with nanny applicants, verification of school records, verification of employment records and reference checks.
  • Nanny Australia provides you with a list of selected candidates compatible with your needs.
  • Once you select of a suitable candidate, Nanny Australia completes the necessary documentation required .
  • Follow-up support is available to you, free of charge, after the nanny has started employment with you.

Find a Nanny in Sydney

If you are looking for nanny jobs, and have permission to work in Australia, we want to hear from you!

We understand and appreciate the importance of matching a family and a nanny and we are committed to ensuring that we not only meet the needs of both sides of this relationship, but that we EXCEED it.

All of our nannies are thoroughly reference and CRB checked, and we are happy to visit you to ensure that we find the very best match for your family.

“The Wellbeing of Your family is Our priority” 


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Personal Service for a competitive fee

How much does a nanny in Sydney cost?

Ever wondered how much a Sydney nanny costs? 

We are proud to be local and offer a high level of personal service, whatever your needs. For parents we charge a low, one-off placement fee if you decide to hire one of our nannies.

All our candidates are CRB checked and interviewed in person before we put them forward for parents’ consideration.

Our Nanny agency in Sydney prides itself on its word of mouth reputation from many happy parents, so please contact us today to find out how we can help you too.

A Professional Nanny Sydney Agency

  • All of our nannies are fully screened, reference checked and personally interviewed & have permission to work in Australia
  • We provide a personal, one to one personal consultation
  • Full advice on every aspect of employing a nanny
  • Before & after school nannies
  • Live in or out nannies or mothers help, full or part time
  • Nanny-housekeepers
  • Night nannies
  • Maternity nurses & night nannies


  • Be reassured all our childcarers have been personally interviewed
  • All documentation is thoroughly scanned.
  • References are verbally checked.
  • Criminal Record Bureau – enhanced disclosures obtained.

We will arrange a selection of prospective childcarers for you to interview at your convenience. We have no registration fee – our placement fee becomes applicable only after the placement has commenced and we have established with both Client and Nanny the match is compatible. We are happy to offer advice on salary structure and offer a suggested contract to all our clients. We pride ourselves with our after placement care and are always willing to give that extra support which makes Bright Eyes unrivalled.


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We will need to see your

  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • Childcare Certificates – Originals
  • First Aid Certificates
  • CRB Check
  • CV.
  • References

We are informal and will ensure your interview with us is enjoyable, informative and not time consuming.  When it is difficult  to arrange interviews during working hours we will try to facilitate your needs.

We will assist you with interviewing techniques, and offer full details on prospective positions and advise on salary structure, and conditions of employment.

We pride ourselves on our after placement service, and are always available for extra support, to ensure a happy placement.

The Wellbeing of Your family is Our priority

Nanny Australia  FAQs

Once you have completed and submitted the family online application. One of our Placement Specialists will review the nannies we have in-process that appear to be the most appropriate for your family. We email info to you on these nannies in the form of what we call the nanny's "Brief". A brief is the first few pages of the nanny's application where all the important demographic information is, as well as what the nanny has written to describe herself and also some of the nanny's references. After reviewing the nanny Brief, most parents will call the nanny directly to introduce themselves, ask the nanny questions & to discuss the position. Based on the telephone discussion, the parent will usually invite the nanny to meet with them. (This should happen sooner rather than later, as to wait a week to meet someone you are interested in may mean they will be hired by someone else in the meantime). Once you've met someone you are interested in, it is important to let him or her and us know you're interested.

All of our nannies have childcare experience although not necessarily as nannies, they may have worked in day care centers, some are parents of grown children, others have camp, school, or extensive (documented) babysitting experience.

We check the Criminal history  database as part of our screening process. We check and actually speak to three references (we don't just accept letters of recommendation, we always speak to references) and we encourage parents to also speak to references once they've decided to hire a nanny because parents may have different questions than what we routinely ask. We check each applicant's driving record to be sure they are a safe driver.

As part of our application we have a CHILDCARE KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT, a situational 3-part answer test which indicates what the applicant knows about caring for children. We require that applicants have childcare experience, however it doesn't mean that they have necessarily had nanny experience.

They must be at least 18 years old. The majority of our applicants are in their mid-twenties, some are older & have raised their own children.

They may not be from Australia, however they must have legal working papers, either Permanent residence or working holiday visa willing to commit for at least 12 months in order for the agency to consider them for placement.

Nannies will typically cost $20-$30 per hour. Plus any additional fees such as domestic worker’s insurance and superannuation. As a general guide, you can expect to pay in the low-$20s per hour for less experienced care, and in the high-$20s or low-$30s per hour for more experienced care.

Should anything go wrong within the first 3 months, Nanny Australia will replace the nanny at no additional fee. After that, the fee is prorated. (If a nanny became ill & had to leave after 3 months on the job, for instance, the family would receive a 3-month discount on a new nanny). The Agency does not charge any fees for nannies that stay longer than a year, and encourages nannies to do so.

Statistics on longevity have shown that our nannies stay for an average of 18 months. We do have nannies that have been in the jobs we've placed them in for several years. We have resources for parents on strategies for keeping nannies longer than a year, which are provided to families once they've hired one of our nannies.

The nanny's Position Description is broken down into 3 major categories,

  • CARE: bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, etc.
  • ACTIVITIES: playgroups, outings, errands (grocery shopping), infant stimulation, etc.
  • HOME HYGIENE; which is basically care of the environment, to keep it safe & clean. This includes floors in homes with crawling children, toy hygiene, laundry, meal prep & clean up. It does not include heavy housework e.g. toilets & ovens.

It depends largely on how available you are to speak to & interview nannies. It's important once you're in the process that you contact us with your impressions after receiving a nanny's Brief, otherwise we hold off in sending additional candidates to you. Parents who carve out the time to actively pursue the interview process generally hire a nanny more quickly than others who may only be able to meet or speak to nannies on weekends.

"Au pair" means on par with the Family. In other words an au pair is not a working professional and usually functions as a helper to a mother who does not work (outside the home). Au pairs are usually young 18-20 years old and are here to see the country, Their role, as a childcare provider is secondary to their interest in experiencing Australia.

A Nanny Australia on the other hand is trained as a professional, must have previous child care experience and also be willing to attend in-service training even after she receives her Professional Nanny Certification. All our nannies are citizens or have proper working papers. They are on a nanny career path or are "career nannies"

Nanny Australia provides a "Comfort period" after the nanny is hired. Within the comfort period you are entitled to a complete refund. The important thing is to spend the necessary amount of time interviewing nannies and spending some time with them before you hire them to be sure the person you hire is the right one for you. The Agency will replace a nanny at no additional fee within the first six months, provided there is a written work agreement between the family and the nanny.

It takes less than a week from the time you know who you want to hire, until everything is ready for her to start working!

Nanny Australia prides our ability to recruit great nannies using our personal connections, networking, including word-of-mouth referrals, and on-campus recruiting.

We fully investigate our nannies so you can rest assured that you are hiring someone you can trust. Our background checks cover references, work history, legal status, criminal record, driving records and TB/health status.

We hire the best in the business! Please submit your online application to be a nanny, and we’ll be in touch for more information.