How to manage your payment

If you get Child Care Subsidy, you have an ongoing responsibility to keep your information up to date.

You can do this by regularly checking your details are correct.

You need to tell us if:

We need accurate information about your family circumstances to pay you the correct amount. We may overpay you if we don’t have accurate and up to date details. If this happens, you’ll have to pay back the amount you owe.

Keep in mind, some things may affect your Child Care Subsidy amount. These include if:

If your Centrelink online account is linked to myGov, sign in now to manage your Child Care Subsidy details.

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

Watch this video to see how to avoid an overpayment for Child Care Subsidy.

We have helpful information to help you with raising kids and tips about how to manage your money.

Page last updated: 4 June 2024.
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