Additional Child Care Subsidy

How much Temporary Financial Hardship you can get

You’ll be able to access 100 hours of subsidised care each fortnight for your child.

We’ll pay the lower of:

  • 100% of the fee charged where it’s equal to or below the hourly rate cap, or
  • up to 120% of the hourly rate cap, where the fee charged is above the hourly rate cap

We’ll only pay this additional subsidy for a maximum of 13 weeks per event.

You can apply for a higher percentage in exceptional circumstances.

Page last updated: 27 June 2018