Child Care Subsidy
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Assistance to help you with the cost of child care.
- care for a child 13 or younger and not attending secondary school, unless an exemption applies
- use an approved child care service
- responsible for paying the child care fees
- meet residency and immunisation requirements
If your child has not attended child care for 8 continuous weeks, we’ll cancel your enrolment details in our system. Read about what you need to do if we cancel your enrolment details.
In this section
Who can get it
You need to meet some requirements to get Child Care Subsidy.
How much you can get
The amount of Child Care Subsidy you can get depends on your circumstances.
How to claim
Complete the following steps to apply for Child Care Subsidy. Before you start, check if you can get it.
How to manage your payment
If you get Child Care Subsidy, you have an ongoing responsibility to keep your information up to date.
What other services are available
Tools, information and other services we offer.
What information relates
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Child Care Subsidy.