Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Child Care Package.

Self-print poster – Confirming income

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Child Care Subsidy minimum operating periods - special circumstance requirements

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Fact sheet on when services may operate less than the specified minimum operating period where it is determined that special circumstances exist that impact the service’s ability to meet the minimum operating requirements.

Services ineligible for Child Care Subsidy Approval

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Explains the cirumstances under the Family Assistance Law where services are ineligibile for CCS Approval.

Readiness Guide for New Child Care Subsidy Approved Providers

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Explains what Child Care Subsidy approved providers need to do to submit session reports and pass on payments to families.

Aligning Child Care Subsidy Approval with National Law Approval

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Explains the types of approvals child care providers must obtain to administer Australian Government child care fee assistance, as well as how they align to each other.

Child Care Subsidy Specified Personnel Roles

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Identifies the persons and details of relevant roles that must be included in a CCS Approval application or change of circumstances application. 

Determining the difference between Centre Based Day Care and Outside School Hours Care

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Explains how the Secretary will decide if a service approved as centre-based under the Education and Care Services National Law is a Centre Based Day Care service or an Outside School Hours Care Service for CCS approval purposes.

Child Care Subsidy Approval - Fit and Proper Requirements for Child Care Providers and their Personnel

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Explains the fitness and propriety requirements that apply to child care providers and their personnel for Child Care Subsidy Approval.

The Child Care Subsidy IT System

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Provides an overview of the Child Care Subsidy System and the Provider Digital Access System. Also explains how they are used in the Child Care Subsidy approval process.

CCS Fit and Proper Requirements for Community Organisations, Schools and Local Councils

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Outlines the fitness and propriety requirements for people managing community organisations, schools or local councils that seek Child Care Subsidy Approval.

Child Care Provider Governance Requirements

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Provides information on the governance requirement for Child Care Subsidy (CCS) approved providers and the relevant information required in an application for CCS approval.

Child Care Subsidy Approval - Requirements for Legal Entities, Ultimate Holding Entities, ABNs and Trustees

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Explains the requirements for Child Care Subsidy Approval applications regarding an applicant's legal entity, ultimate holding entity, trustee and ABN status.

Child Care Subsidy Approval - Provider and Service Eligibility Requirements

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Explains the requirements that providers and services must meet to receive Child Care Subsidy Approval.

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Specified Personnel Quick Reference Guide

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Provides information on the roles and responsibilities of child care personnel types who must register for the Child Care Subsidy System.

Mandatory Documents for Child Care Subsidy Approval Applications

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Provides Child Care Subsidy (CCS) applicants with information about the documents they may be required to include with their application for CCS provider approval.

Suspension on Request of Child Care Subsidy Approval Fact Sheet

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Explains the voluntary suspension process under family assistance law and the implications in relation to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Provider and Service Approval.

Suspension on Request of Child Care Subsidy Approval Form

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The form child care providers must use to reques a voluntary suspension of its approval under family assistance law for any or all of its services for period of time not exceeding 12 months.

CCS Service Governance Workbook

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The workbook that applicants can or may be requested to complete to address governance arrangements for a child care service as part of an application for Child Care Subsidy Approval.

Streamlining Early Childhood Education and Care Approval Processes Across Jurisdictions Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

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Organisations and individuals with an interest in streamlining the approval process are invited to review the options outlined in the Streamlining Early Childhood Education and Care Approval Processes Across Jurisdictions Consultation Regulation I

Notification of intention of closure, sale or transfer of ownership

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This form is used to notify the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (the department) of a provider’s intention to stop operating a child care service.