Child Care Benefits

Child Care Benefits Helps with child care costs such as long, family or occasional day care, outside school hour care, vacation care, pre-school, and kindergarten for eligible parents and guardians.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Use approved or registered child care
  • You are responsible for paying the child care fees for
  • Your child your child is immunised (or on an immunisation catch-up schedule) or is exempt from the immunisation requirements meet the residency requirements

Once you have enrolled your child with a Child Care Benefit approved child care centre, you can apply online for Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate, through the Department of Human Services online Services site. Details on these payments can be found at the Department of Human Services website or call 13 61 50.