Child Care Provider Handbook

The Child Care Provider Handbook (the Handbook) is written for providers of early learning and child care. It is a guide to the requirements and responsibilities of child care providers and services that are approved under Family Assistance Law.

This is the first online version of the Child Care Provider Handbook. It has been published in advance of the commencement of the new child care package on 2 July 2018 to help providers prepare for the Child Care Subsidy.

Child Care Provider Handbook

A print friendly version of the Child Care Provider Handbook is available.

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Guide to ACCS (child wellbeing)

The Guide to ACCS (child wellbeing) outlines how and under which circumstances providers can access ACCS (child wellbeing), how to make an ACCS (child wellbeing) referral and which information is required for Services Australia to assess applications for ACCS (child wellbeing) determinations.