Child Care Subsidy
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Call our Multilingual Phone Service to speak with us in your language about your Centrelink payments and services.
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
We pay this subsidy after the care has been provided. We’ll pay your child care service once they send us your child’s session report. Speak to your provider to see how they’re managing payments during this transition period.
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
Your options and obligations for Child Care Subsidy.
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.