For Child Care Providers

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The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) balancing process (also known as reconciliation) for the 2018-19 financial year is underway. For more information visit our CCS balancing page.

New Child Care Package (from 2 July 2018)

Australia has a new child care package, including the new Child Care Subsidy. The subsidy replaces the previous Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate and is paid directly to services.

Understanding your obligations

There are resources available to help you comply with the Family Assistance Law. 

Provider Entry Point (PEP)

Child Care provider entry pointThe PEP is used to access the Child Care Subsidy System (CCSS) for the administration of the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

Applying for Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Approval Webpage

The Applying for Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Approval Webpage provides information on how to apply for approval under the Family Assistance Law for the purpose of administering Australian Government child care fee assistance to eligible families.

Child Care Provider Handbook

The Child Care Provider Handbook (the Handbook) is written for providers of early learning and child care.

Guide to ACCS (child wellbeing)

The Guide to ACCS (child wellbeing) contains information for child care providers and services involved in the administration of ACCS (child wellbeing).

The department held an information session for providers/services on the new guide on 22 June 2018.

Community Child Care Fund Restricted Non-Competitive Grants – A Guide for Services

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Restricted Non-Competitive Grants – A Guide for Services provides services with practical guidance on complying with requirements and meeting obligations under the CCCF Restricted non-competitive grant agreement.

Previous child care system (until 1 July 2018)

The previous child care system (until 1 July 2018) was replaced on 2 July 2018 with a new child care package.

Information resources for providers

The provider resource page has a range of information, including videos, presentations, factsheets and taskcards.

Resources

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