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  • The cost of childcare will depend on the type of service you choose.
  • You may be able to get financial help from the Australian Government, contact Services Australia on 136 150 for further information.
  • There are various childcare options available – finding the right type of childcare will depend on your needs and the needs of your child, as well as availability in your area.
  • Childcare options include long day care, family day care, after-school care, occasional care and private nannies.
  • The Australian Government’s can give you up-to-date information and contact details for approved childcare services in all regions throughout Australia.
  • If you have a concern about the care your child receives or a particular incident involving your child, it is a good idea to make your complaint as soon as possible, either in person or writing. As a first step, speak with the person or service involved about your concerns. 

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Reviewed on: 11-04-2022