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:

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

Next: How to balance your payment

We compare your income estimate with your actual income at the end of each financial year. This is how we check you got the right amount.

Page last updated: 30 June 2021