Child financial support

    The Australian Government provides financial support for family day care child care services, the new Child Care Package, the Child Care Subsidy takes effect from July 2018 and will replace the Child Care Rebate (CCR) and Child Care Benefit (CCB). You can estimate what your new subsidy might be with the online estimator tool.

    Having a Baby

    If you are having a baby and are unsure what to do there is financial help available. You may be eligible for 1 or more of the available payments.

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    When your Baby is born

    Once your baby is born there additional things you need to do to start receiving the financial help you may be eligible for.

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    After your Baby is born

    Following the birth of your baby there is a check list available that will help you during this time

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    What you need to do before starting early childhood care

    Things to remember

    It is the family’s responsibility to inform the Department of Human Services of any changes of circumstances which may affect their Child Care Benefit and their preferred method of payment of the Child Care Rebate.

    If you have any questions about the Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate contact the Department of Human Services on 136 150.

    Fact Sheets: Information and Assistance for Families using Child Care

    Child Care Rebate Information

    Posted April 15, 2015 in Resources