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Childcare Subsidy Rates from April 2018

Number of children

Childcare Subsidy and OSCAR subsidy rates
Gross income per week

1 child

Less than $800.00

$800.00 to $1,199.99

$1,200.00 to $1,299.99

$1,300.00 to $1,399.99

$1,400.00 or more

2 children

Less than $920.00

$920.00 to $1,379.99

$1,380.00 to $1,489.99

$1,490.00 to $1,599.99

$1,600.00 or more

3 or more children

Less than $1,030.00

$1,030.00 to $1,539.99

$1,540.00 to $1,669.99

$1,670.00 to 1,799.99

$1,800.00 or more

Rate that applies — see the chart below

Rate 0

Rate 1

Rate 2

Rate 3

Nil

Below are the rates of Childcare Subsidy and OSCAR Subsidy that apply to the income thresholds listed above.


Assistance type

Rate 0

Rate 1

Rate 2

Rate 3

Childcare Subsidy hourly rate, non-taxable

$5.13

$4.09

$2.86

$1.59

Childcare Subsidy up to 50 hours per week, maximum, non‑taxable

$256.50

$204.50

$143

$79.50

OSCAR Subsidy hourly rate, non-taxable

$5.13

$4.09

$2.86

$1.59

OSCAR Subsidy during term time up to 20 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable

$102.60

$81.80

$57.20

$31.80

OSCAR Subsidy during holidays up to 50 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable

$256.50

$204.50

$143

$79.50