You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Child Care Benefit.
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To be eligible for Child Care Benefit you need to use approved or registered child care.
Approved child care services have Australian Government approval to pass on Child Care Benefit as a reduction in child care fees.
To get Family Tax Benefit Part A supplement and child care fee assistance your child must meet immunisation requirements.
To get Child Care Benefit you or your partner must be living in Australia.
Child Care Rebate when eligible for Child Care Benefit
When you submit a claim for Child Care Benefit for approved care, we'll automatically assess you for Child Care Rebate.
Grandparent Child Care Benefit
If you're a grandparent with primary care of your grandchild you may be able to get help with approved child care.
Special Child Care Benefit
To get special Child Care Benefit, you must first claim and be eligible for Child Care Benefit.