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
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: 30 September 2016