Stakeholder content kit: removal of Child Care Subsidy annual cap

From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or under in care will get a higher subsidy for their second child and younger children. We encourage early childhood education and care stakeholders to help us let child care providers and services know about the changes. Find prewritten text and images below to use across your channels.

Who should use this kit

This kit is for organisations that support the early childhood education and care sector, including:

  • peak bodies and industry groups
  • state and territory education departments and regulatory authorities
  • other Commonwealth agencies.

It contains materials to share with providers and services in your network.

Please do not edit or change the supplied images.

When to use this kit

This information will be useful for providers and services in the lead up to the higher Child Care Subsidy on 7 March 2022.

Printable material

Encourage providers to display and distribute these materials at their service:

Social media content

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Post one

From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or under in care will get a higher Child Care Subsidy for their second child and younger children. Providers don’t need to do anything to help families get the higher rate. But you can help families understand what’s changing. Find information and resources on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s website: https://www.dese.gov.au/higher-CCS #ChildCareSubsidy #HigherCCS

Post two

From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or under in care will get a higher Child Care Subsidy for their second child and younger children. Providers don’t need to do anything. Learn more: https://www.dese.gov.au/higher-CCS #ChildCareSubsidy #HigherCCS

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Higher Child Care Subsidy is coming soon

From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or under in care will get a higher subsidy for their second child and younger children.

Families may be eligible if they:

  • earn less than $354,305
  • have more than one child aged 5 or under in child care.

Child care providers don’t need to do anything to help families get the higher rate. But you can help families understand what’s changing.

Find information and resources on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s website: https://www.dese.gov.au/higher-CCS

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