The Government introduced Child Care Subsidy in July 2018, replacing previous child care payments. This affects all families.
Information about this change and the transition steps can be found in the link below.
Child Care Subsidy Transition
You can also use the Government's estimator tool to assess your likely CCS entitlement.
Part of your entitlement (usually 5%) is withheld by Centrelink and is included in your year-end tax assessment.
To claim Child Care Subsidy you will need to complete and online Child Care Subsidy Assessment using your Centrelink online account through MyGov.