News for child health and safety

The latest news updates and changes.

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  1. Living with disability
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Have your say on Australia’s new Disability Services Act

Your suggestions will help inform the new Act.

  1. Getting help during coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Learn how to spot a scam

It’s Scams Awareness Week. Help protect yourself by learning how to spot a scam.

  1. Living with disability
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Help people with disability in your community

Get your community involved in shaping policy across housing, employment, education, health and wellbeing for people with disability.

  1. Managing your money
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You can now connect with video chat for free financial information

Video chat appointments are now available if you need to speak to one of our Financial Information Service (FIS) Officers.

  1. Child health and safety
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Grandparent, Foster and Kinship Carer Advisers are here to help

We have advisers who give tailored information about payments and support to non-parent carers in your community.

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Grandparent, foster and kinship carers can get help from advisers

We have advisers who give information about payments and support to non-parent carers.

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  1. Caring for someone
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Annual payments for carers start July 5

From 5 July 2022, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. You may also get Child Disability Assistance Payment.

  1. Growing up
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More support for families in NSW and QLD flood affected areas

There are some changes to Child Care Subsidy as a result of the NSW and QLD floods.

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Support for WA families using child care during COVID-19

Extra allowable absences and access to gap fee waivers for Child Care Subsidy (CCS) customers in Western Australia.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021