Child care

There’s help to access and manage child care so you can get back to work or study.

Getting started

  • Finding child care

    There are tools to help you find a child care service and explore help with fees.
  • Starting child care

    Before your child starts care, check their immunisation history and claim Child Care Subsidy.
  • Managing child care

    Once your child has settled in, there are some things you need to do to manage their child care.

What payments you can get

You may be able to get Child Care Subsidy, or Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS), depending on your circumstances.

Page last updated: 18 January 2024