Additional Child Care Subsidy

If you’re eligible for Child Care Subsidy you may be able to get extra help with the cost of approved child care.

Eligibility basics

  • meet the eligibility requirements for Child Care Subsidy, and
  • be an eligible grandparent getting an income support payment
  • be transitioning from certain income support payments to work, or
  • be experiencing temporary financial hardship
You can only get 1 type of Additional Child Care Subsidy at a time. If you meet the criteria for more than 1 type, we’ll pay you the one that benefits you the most.
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Page last updated: 3 April 2019