If you’re eligible for Child Care Subsidy you may be able to get extra help with the cost of approved child care.
- 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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You need to be eligible for Child Care Subsidy and meet extra criteria to be eligible for Additional Child Care Subsidy.
The amount of Additional Child Care Subsidy you can get depends on the type you’re eligible for.
How to apply for Additional Child Care Subsidy.
Your options and obligations for Additional Child Care Subsidy.