Child Care Subsidy

Assistance to help you with the cost of child care from 2 July 2018.

Eligibility basics

  • care for a child 13 or under and not attending secondary school, unless an exemption applies
  • use an approved child care service
  • be responsible for paying the child care fees
  • meet residency and immunisation requirements
If you need help transitioning to this new subsidy, use our online guide to complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment with your Centrelink online account.

Page last updated: 12 May 2018