Family Assistance Law

Family Assistance Law (FAL) is the basis for Commonwealth early childhood education and care fee assistance. It sets the rules for providers who administer the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

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FAL is a collective term that covers the following legislation.

Complying with the law 

You must comply with the rules outlined in FAL to maintain your CCS approval. We have comprehensive information about your obligations on our website to help you comply.

Explore your obligations under FAL

You must also comply with the National Law and Regulations. The National Law and Regulations are administered by regulatory authorities in each state and territory. Find your regulatory authority.

Online learning

Complete the Overview of Family Assistance Law and National Law course in Geccko to learn more.

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