Early childhood education and care providers must be approved to operate a service and administer the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) in Australia.
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The following information is for:
- prospective providers who intend to apply for CCS approval
- existing providers who intend to add or remove a service from their approval
- prospective or existing providers who have purchased a service
- existing providers who have undergone a restructure of their legal entity.
You must read the following information carefully before applying. If you need help during the application process, contact CCSassessments@education.gov.au.
Families who want to apply for CCS should visit the Services Australia website.