Child Care Subsidy
Services Australia pays the subsidy to your child care provider to reduce the fees you pay.
Who can get it
To get Child Care Subsidy you must:
- care for a child 13 or younger who's not attending secondary school, unless an exemption applies
- use an approved child care service
- be responsible for paying the child care fees
- meet residency and immunisation requirements.
How to get it
You'll need to link Centrelink to your myGov account, if you haven’t already.
If you don’t have a myGov account
If you can’t claim online
Call the families line on the Services Australia website.
You may also be eligible for
You may be able to get Additional Child Care Subsidy, depending on your circumstances.