- Childcare will be free for all working Australians from Monday 6 April for the following three months. There is potential for it to be extended.
- Payments will start on 10 April 2020 and will be paid in lieu of any current childcare subsidy.
- Parents can keep their children enrolled in childcare, to ensure their place, with no need to pay a gap fee.
- Centres will only be eligible if they both remain open and don’t charge families for care.
For all details visit: https://www.dese.gov.au/news/coronavirus-covid-19#early