New Child Care Package Overview
New Child Care Package
From 2 July 2018, Australia will have a New Child Care Package. Under this new system, the existing Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) will be replaced by one new payment - the Child Care Subsidy (CCS). This subsidy will be paid directly to childcare services to assist families with their childcare fees.
The amount of Child Care Subsidy that families will receive is based on three factors:
* Click the links below for more information.
You can estimate what your new subsidy might be using the Government's Family Child Care Subsidy Estimator. It's easy to use and only takes a few minutes to fill out.
Have you started to think about how the changes will affect your family?
For more information on the New Child Care Package, visit the Federal Government's Department of Education and Training website: https://www.education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage