Department of Social Services invites feedback on Government’s new Child Care Assistance Package

The Department of Social Services will be conducting a series of consultations around Australia during July 2015 on the proposed changes to Australia's child care system. The consultation sessions will provide information on the Government's new Child Care Assistance Package and will give participants an opportunity to provide feedback on its implementation.

A Regulation Impact Statement for the Childcare Assistance Package has been developed to help assess how the proposed changes will impact individuals, business and community organisations. The Regulation Impact Statement outlines the options considered in the development of the Childcare Assistance Package and also describes implementation options and identifies questions for consultation for key components of the package.

Stakeholders are invited to attend a consultation forum or provide online feedback on the implementation options and questions. This feedback will be considered by the Government in making decisions about implementing the Child Care Assistance Package.

To participate in one of the consultations, or to provide feedback online, please click here.