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Clementson Drive Early Educational Centre

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Child Care Subsidy - CCS

Child Care Subsidy CCS

What is the Child Care Subsidy

The Child Care Subsidy is the main way the Government assists families with their child care fees by reducing the daily fees based on a few eligibility requirements.

What about the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate

 The Child Care Subsidy replaced the Child Care Benefit and Rebate.

The Child Care Subsidy commenced on 2 July 2018:

  • replaced the Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) with a single, means-tested subsidy
  • is generally paid directly to child care providers to be passed on to families
  • is simpler than the previous multi-payment system
  • is better targeted and provides more assistance to low and middle income families

Child Care Subsidy entitlement

There are three factors that determine a family's level of Child Care Subsidy. These are:

The Child Care Subsidy is generally paid directly to service providers to be passed on to families as a fee reduction. Families make a co-contribution to their child care fees and pay to the provider the difference between the fee charged and the subsidy amount.

There is also targeted additional fee 

How do I apply for Child Care Subsidy

Families can get an estimate of what they may be entitled with the child care subsidy to by entering their details into the Department of Human Services Payment and Service Finder.  


Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Quick Video to explain the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) further.