Provider tool kit

The following are our most commonly used resources for approved providers and services. Find guides, task cards, forms, videos and more.

On this page:

Handbooks and guides

Access handbooks and guides on key policies and programs:

Online learning

Geccko is our online learning platform for the early childhood education and care sector. It’s designed to help you comply with your obligations under Family Assistance Law.

Learn more about Geccko

Online portals

Find useful information about accessing key online portals:

Task cards

Access task cards to help you navigate online portals:


Provider Entry Point

Inclusion Support Portal


Find commonly used forms:

Child Care Subsidy

Additional Child Care Subsidy

In Home Care

Inclusion Support Program

Community Child Care Fund

Read past newsletters

Access previous email newsletters to find information on important topics.

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Watch our compliance video series to understand your obligations under Family Assistance Law.

Case studies

Our case studies showcase successful early childhood education and care initiatives.

Book database

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature has produced a free database for educators to discover children’s books by and about Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Go to the database

Fee estimators

Families can learn if they’re eligible for CCS on the Services Australia Payment and Service Finder.

Families can use the CCS calculator on the Starting Blocks website to check how much their out-of-pocket costs might be.

Families can use the In Home Care estimator to work out the amount of CCS they may get when accessing In Home Care.

Business support

Find guides to help you plan, start and run your business at The guides include tools and templates for business planning, budgeting, risk management and more.