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Childcare Subsidy

From July 2023, the Australian Government will be increasing Child Care Subsidy (CCS) rates for families.

This is incredible news for families, with the changes going some way towards making child care more affordable and inclusive for Australian families.

Key Changes

  • If your family earns less than $80,000 per year, your Child Care Subsidy rates will increase from 85% to 90%.
  • If your family earns under $530,000 per year, you’ll now be eligible to receive Child Care Subsidy rates.
  • Your Child Care Subsidy rates will decrease 1% for every additional $5,000 earned over $80,000.
  • Families with more than one child aged 5 or under can still get a higher rate for their second and younger children.
  • First Nations children will be eligible for at least 36 hours of subsidised care per fortnight.
  • Families can get more subsidised hours based on their circumstances.

From 10 July 2023, here is how much you can expect to get covered, on average

*Based on eldest or only child. Families with more than one child may be eligible for a higher subsidy for their second child and younger children.

*The $12.74 hourly cap applied above is a 2022 figure and is subject to change with the Commonwealth Government’s announcement of the 2024 CCS hourly cap changes.

To read more about combined annual income and the annual cap, click here for further information from Services Australia.

Your Childcare Subsidy Rate is dependent on three factors

If you are eligible to receive a Childcare Subsidy, it will be paid directly to Roseberry House.
We will then only charge you the Gap Fee based on your Subsidy Rate.

Family Income

Your estimated family income affects your Childcare Subsidy percentage based on the daily or hourly rate.

Type of Care

Your Childcare Subsidy percentage will apply to either the hourly rate cap or the centre's hourly rate, whichever is the lowest.

Hours of Activity

The amount of hours of subsidised care you can receive is dependent on the hours of recognised activities you participate in per fortnight.

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