Child Care Information for Service Providers

Child care service providers and other organisations can get information and support from the Australian Government to help them to deliver high quality child care services. This includes information on how to become a child care service provider, how to operate a child care service and how to improve services for children and their families.

Information and support is available for child care service providers on how to improve services for children and their families. Information is available on all aspects of becoming an approved child care service provider and how to operate a child care service.

Support available to help child care service providers to establish and operate child care services includes:

The Child Care Services Support Programme gives financial help to child care service providers to improve access to child care. This may include support payments to help operators meet the costs associated with establishing a new child care service, support payments designed to help child care operators to deliver services in circumstances where it may be difficult, support payments through Budget Based Funded Services Budget Based Funded Services.

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