Keeping kids from drought affected areas in childcare and schools

Thursday 7 November 2019


2019/20 Drought Relief - funding for childcare and non-government schools

$5 million from the Community Child Care Fund will help assist childcare services that are experiencing decreased demand and financial pressure due to families from drought-affected areas being unable to pay for child care.

Early Childhood and Child Care

$20 million to support schools facing financial hardship as a result of ongoing drought conditions, including fee concessions for boarding students and additional counseling services.