Resources

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

Child Care Subsidy balancing basics

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Print ready Child Care Balancing Information sheet

Self-print poster – Family update

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Print ready poster update to CCS family information

List of registered child care software

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Contains a list of the registered software products that child care services can use to interact with the CCMS database.

CCS Approval Notification Obligations

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Explains required notifications CCS Approved providers must make to the department to comply with their obligations under family assistance law.

Service Types

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Explains the different types of services that can be granted Child Care Subsidy approval under the Family Assistance Law.

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Data Software Task Card

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Provides a description of data items and their applications within the Child Care Subsidy System.

Child Care Subsidy activity test

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Key Information on the activity test which ensures that subsidised child care is available to support families who rely on child care to work, train, study, volunteer or do other recognised activities. 

Child Care Subsidy - Shared Care

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Information on shared care which occurs when a child is considered a dependent child of two or more individuals  and the affect on their eligibility and entitlement to Child Care Subsidy and Additional Child Care Subsidy. 

Voluntary work and the Child Care Subsidy activity test

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Key Information on the activity test which ensures that subsidised child care is available to support families who rely on child care to work, train, study, volunteer or do other recognised activities.

Receiving an Additional Child Care Subsidy (child wellbeing) referral

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This fact sheet provides information on what providers need do when they receive an  ACCS (child wellbeing) referral.

Child Care Subsidy - change of circumstance

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Information for families in relation to any change in their circumstances that will potentially affect their eligibility or entitlement to Child Care Subsidy or Additional Child Care Subsidy.

Child Care Subsidy Assessment Tips

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Child Care Subsidy Assessment Tips

What is the Child Care Subsidy?

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Key information of the Child Care Subsidy being the main type of assistance that most families will use.

Child Care Subsidy Withholding

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Information on the five per cent of Child Care Subsidy which will be withheld to reduce the likelihood that individuals will incur a debt.

Exemptions to the Child Care Subsidy activity test

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Key information on the exemptions to the activity test which ensures that subsidised child care is available to support families who rely on child care to work, train, study, volunteer or do other recognised activities.

Child Care Subsidy System factsheet

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Information on the Child Care Subsidy System, including the families portal, third party software and the Community Grants Hub.

Infographic – CCS balancing journey

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Infographic – CCS balancing journey available for display

Understanding CCS balancing webcast presentation slides

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The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) balancing process (also known as reconciliation) for the 2018–19 financial year begins 29 July 2019. Be prepared and know what you need to do as a provider.