Child Care Benefit

Helps with costs for approved and registered care such as long, family or occasional day care, outside school hour care, vacation care, pre-school and kindergarten.

Eligibility basics

  • use approved or registered child care
  • be responsible for paying the child care fees
  • immunise your child


Not everyone receiving family assistance has to do the same thing to balance their payments. Read more about how this affects you.

Page last updated: 1 August 2016