Child Care Rebate

An additional payment to help with your child care costs if you’re eligible for Child Care Benefit.

Eligibility basics

  • use approved child care
  • claim and are eligible for Child Care Benefit, even if your income means your Child Care Benefit payment is $0
  • meet the rebate Work, Training, Study test or meet an exception
There will be changes to child care assistance from 2 July 2018. Read more about the Jobs for Families Child Care Package on the Department of Education and Training website.
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Page last updated: 11 July 2017