In addition to the initial one-time hiring fees, the recurring costs involved to continue employing a helper during the 2-year contract include:
Monthly levy - $300 or $60 (concessionary rate) (Find out more information here)
Living expenses (food, transport, utilities) - $200 to $250 on average
Medical checkup to be conducted every 6 months - $25 to $40 on average (Find out more information here)
Do take a moment to consider if you will be able to provide for the above financial costs involved with employing a domestic worker.