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Have you heard about the New Child Care Package?

From 2 July 2018, there will be a New Child Care Package. The Child Care Rebate and Child Care Benefit will be replaced by a single Child Care Subsidy. It will be paid directly to services.


Changes to Family Assistance Law from 10 October 2016

The Australian Government is bringing forward measures to strengthen the integrity of the child care payments Compliance Framework to ensure the delivery of high quality, flexible and affordable...

New Inclusion Support Programme

The Inclusion Support Programme (ISP) commenced on 1 July 2016, replacing the Inclusion and Professional Support Programme (IPSP) which ended on 30 June 2016.                                    


Are your child’s immunisations up-to-date?

From 1 January 2016, all children under the age of 20 must be up-to-date with their immunisations, on a catch up schedule or have an exemption in place to continue receiving the Child Care Benefit (...


Update on availability of hard copy resources

Unfortunately the resources are no longer available in hard copy. Many of the resources are already available on-line and others will be made available on-line in the near future.

MyChild newsletter

Welcome to the December/January summer holiday edition of the MyChild Newsletter. MyChild is Australia’s online child care and early learning portal, run by the Australian Government.

Visit Students First!

The Students First website brings together information about the Government’s vision for school education in Australia.