How Much Could My Child Care Cost?

Before subsidies, the average cost of child care in Australia is estimated at
$115.32per day
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How much does child care cost?

The first things most visitors to want to know is where they can find child care and how much it will cost.

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What is the Child Care Subsidy?

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is the main government payment available to support families with the cost of child care.

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Family Tax Benefit PART A and PART B

There are two types of Family Tax Benefit - Part A and Part B.

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Cost of Child Care Tool Kit

Child care is an expensive necessity for most Australian families, however, financial support is available via the Child Care Subsidy and a range of other subsidies

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Paid Parental Leave

The Paid Parental Leave scheme provides two government-funded payments - Parental Leave Pay and Dad and Partner Pay.

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Can families get the Child Care Subsidy for nannies and au pairs?

Eligibility criteria with regards to nannies and au pairs, can be confusing, this article clears up the questions and explains why nannies and au pairs still make sense for many families.

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Child care subsidies available to grandparents

For many families, grandparent care is a convenient, cost-effective, and an emotionally enriching child care option that allows parents to work and provides opportunities for young children and older relatives to bond.

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Dad and Partner Pay

Dad and Partner Pay is a Government-funded payment for dads and partners (including adoptive parents and same sex couples) who are caring for a newborn or adopted child.