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.

During coronavirus (COVID-19) we’ve made temporary changes to some of our payments. To help stay up to date, you can read more about upcoming changes for parents.

Next: What other help is available

We have a range of other services, tools and information to help you manage your payment or get extra support.

Page last updated: 2 February 2021