Child Care Rebate

Covers 50% of out of pocket child care expenses for approved child care, up to an annual limit per child, in addition to any other child care assistance.

Eligibility basics

  • you use a Child Care Benefit approved child care service
  • you claim and are eligible for Child Care Benefit for approved child care, even if you earn too much to receive payment, and
  • you and your partner meet the Work, Training, Study test for Child Care Rebate, or meet an exception
You might be affected by recent changes. Read more about changes to family payments.

Page last updated: 24 March 2017