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Child Subsidy Information (CCS)

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) was launched in July 2018 and designed to help make early learning and childcare more accessible for a large number of Australian families.

Childcare Subsidy (CCS) Overview

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) was launched in July 2018 and designed to help make early learning and childcare more accessible for a large number of Australian families. Child Care Subsidy will generally be paid directly to your approved child care provider/s to reduce the fees you pay.

Only About Children is here to support you as you begin to discover your family’s entitlements and the varied options available. We can help guide you to make the most of your CCS, so your child or children can benefit from the exciting opportunities that the right early learning or preschool/kindergarten environment can offer.

How does the Child Care Subsidy work?

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

To Receive the Childcare Subsidy

Log into your myGov account and complete your CCS assessment task using your registered CRN.

Calculating the Childcare Subsidy

Child Subsidy Calculator

You can use the Centrelink Payment & Service finder to calculate your estimated entitlement

  1. 1

    Your combined family income

  2. 2

    The activity level of your family

    Recognised activities that enable a family to claim
    (eg paid work, volunteering, studying, self-employed work, actively job seeking)

  3. 3

    The type of childcare your child or children are enrolled in

    For Only About Children, this is Long Day Care services

If you’ve been affected by COVID-19

For families that have been impacted by COVID-19, who can no longer access the same number of hours of work, training or study as before a transition period will apply for 12 weeks from 13 July 2020 to 4 October 2020.

These families will be able to access up to 100 hours per fortnight of subsidised childcare lorem ipsum.

For more information

Talk to our family support team today about your individual circumstance, we'd love to help!
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