Additional Child Care Subsidy

If you’re eligible for Child Care Subsidy you may get extra help with the cost of approved child care.

Cheaper Child Care

Subject to the passage of legislation, from July 2023 most families using child care will get increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS). Read more about changes if you get family payments.

To get this you must be eligible for Child Care Subsidy. And you need to be 1 of the following:

  • an eligible grandparent getting an income support payment
  • transitioning from certain income support payments to work
  • experiencing temporary financial hardship
  • caring for a child who is vulnerable or at risk of harm, abuse or neglect.

Read the full conditions under who can get it.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021