The government’s childcare relief package was switched off on July 12th and replaced by the pre-coronavirus childcare subsidy, with centres again charging their parents for their services. The links listed below will provide you with updated information about the childcare subsidy and COVID-19 going forward.

Early Childhood Education and Care COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions:

JobKeeper key dates:

New Child Care Packages – Information resources for Providers

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To see the latest official coronavirus news, updates, and advice from the Australian Government please visit,

Child Care Central is here to help you through these uncertain times.