Short periods of care for children under school age, which families can access on a regular or casual basis.
Occasional, Casual or Flexible Care services in Australia
In Australia we have 1,015 Occasional, Casual or Flexible Care services
The average cost is $14.46 hourly, $144.58 daily (10 hours)Estimate Your Childcare Subsidy
The average National Standard Rating (NQS) is Meeting National Quality Standard.
Child Care Articles & Tips
What is occasional care?
An overview of occasional care including what it is, how to find it, what your child will do there, who uses it and why and how much it costs.
How to plan child care in times of uncertainty
Learn why it is important to have a back up plan in case your usual child calls through and how to develop a range of contingencies to suit different circumstances.
How to organise child care when you travel for work
Learn how to plan for and execute work trips when you have small children at home including a range of tried and tested tips as well as ideas for staying connected while you are away.
Working from home: Child care and other strategies
Strategies for successfully and productively working from home when you have children around including house lay out, naptimes, using nannies and more.
Childcare for people who work non-standard hours
Childcare strategies for shift workers and people who work non-standard or extended hours who can’t source childcare services in the usual places.
Childcare strategies for the school holidays | Careforkids.com.au
Tried and tested childcare strategies for working parents who only have four weeks leave a year.