Complete your online form now through myGov

  • Complete a Child Care Subsidy assessment and apply for the Child Care Subsidy with Centrelink from April 2018
  • Sign in to your myGov account. If you don’t have one, you will need to create a myGov account at
  • Link myGov to Centrelink. You can do this under Services.
  • Select Centrelink and complete the Child Care Subsidy Assessment form by providing Centrelink with the following information: your estimated 2018-19 combined family income, your activity details (using the parent with the lowest activity level), and confirmation of your child’s enrolment.
  • Families currently in receipt of Child Care Benefit and/or Child Care Rebate for approved care will receive a Centrelink letter about transitioning to the Child Care Subsidy from April 2018.

    Follow the instructions in your letter and go online to complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment or claim for Child Care Subsidy as soon as possible.

  • One new child care subsidy replaces the two current child care payments

  • The new child care package helps families with children aged 0-13

  • Changes to the annual cap will make childcare more affordable for more families

  • There is also a Child Care Safety Net to help disadvantaged families and children with additional needs

  • You need to provide some new information and confirm your current details NOW through myGov

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