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What government rebates and benefits are available to families?

Child Care Subsidy

Child Care Subsidy helps families with the cost of approved child care.

The government pay this subsidy directly to child care providers to reduce the fees you pay. The amount you may be eligible for depends on:

  • your family’s income
  • the hourly rate cap based on the type of child care you use and your child’s age, and
  • the hours of recognised activities you and your partner do