Child Care Subsidy rates from 1 July 2019

As you may be aware, Child Care Subsidy family income thresholds, the annual cap and the hourly rate caps are adjusted at the start of each financial year based on the Consumer Price Index. A factsheet detailing the new 2019–2020 rates that will apply from Monday 1 July 2019 is available here.

Preparing for the school holiday period

With the end of term 2 fast approaching, now is a good time to re-establish ceased enrolments for children attending your service again in the upcoming school holidays.
Families who have not used your service since the last school holidays will most likely have had their enrolment automatically ceased in the Child Care Subsidy System, as their child will not have attended a session of care for eight or more continuous weeks.

2019 NQF Review – Reminder to Have Your Say – Online Survey closing 30 June 2019
The National Quality Framework (NQF) Review is currently underway and aims to ensure that the NQF is current, fit-for-purpose and implemented through best practice regulation. Your feedback is sought to inform government decision making on the future of quality education and care in Australia.

On the NQF Review website you will find further information about the review including the online survey, Issues Paper and FAQs.

Visit and have your say before 30 June 2019.