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Child Care Subsidy

The Child Care Subsidy is a payment designed to help with the costs of child care. Find out whether you might be eligible for the Child Care Subsidy here.

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Child care - what are my options?

The child care you chose is an important decision. Learn about child care options, costs, financial assistance available and how to prepare your child.

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Education for rural families

Learn more about the options for education for your child in rural areas from childcare facilities and early learning programs to going to school.

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Choosing a babysitter

When choosing a babysitter, there are some important rules to follow to ensure your children are safe and being well cared for in your absence.

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Working with Children Checks (WWCC)

Working with Children Checks are required for adults and volunteers who work with children and other vulnerable people. Do you know what the rules are?

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Returning to work

Deciding to return to work after having a baby can be a big change for everyone. Find some practical tips to help you make this decision.

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Family health services for you and your baby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services focus on good health for both mothers and their children.

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Medicare and other benefits

Medicare provides all Australians (and some overseas visitors) access to a wide range of health and hospital services at low or no cost.

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What does a child health nurse do?

A child health nurse supports you once you are home from hospital with a newborn baby. Learn more about their role and how they can help you.

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Caring for a child with Down syndrome

When caring for a child with Down syndrome, you might face some different challenges to other parents. Find out what support you can get.

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