Government announces end to free child care on July 12

Government announces end to free child care on July 12

Last updated on 10th Jun 2020

Government announces end to free child care on July 12

The Mininster for Education, Dan Tehan, has announced that the temporary free child care arrangements will cease on July 12. JobKeeper payments will also cease for providers of Child Care Subsidy authorised services from July 20.

Those families whose employment has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic will be granted an activity test exemption until October 4. Such families will be eligible for 100 hours of subsidised care per fortnight.

Child care providers will also be entitled to a subsidy of 25 per cent of their pre-pandemic revenue provided they meet certain criteria.

The information contained in this publication is based on the understanding KeyInvest (ABN 74 087 649 474 AFSL No. 240667) has of the relevant Australian legislation as at the date shown in this publication.

The information contained in this publication is of a general nature only and is intended for use by financial advisers and other licensed professionals only. It must not be handed to clients for their keeping nor can any copies of sections of this publication be given to clients. KeyInvest is not a registered tax agent under the Tax Agent Services Act 2009. We recommend that your client be referred to their registered tax agent or legal adviser prior to implementing any recommendations that you may make based on the information contained in this publication.

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