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We work on behalf of long day care owners and operators to ensure families and their children have an opportunity to access affordable, high quality early learning services throughout Australia.

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Key personnel will need to be registered with PRODA, as nominated by the service owner(s) or management. 
The Department of Education and Training has produced a fact sheet explaining which personnel will need to register with PRODA.
You can read the fact sheet here

Under the new legislation, providers will be required to undertake a number of checks, for example, criminal history checks, for all personnel added to their organisation and these checks must be dated no more than six months prior to the date the individual was added. 

This requirement is in Section 55 of the Child Care Minister’s Rules 2017 (the Minister’s Rules).

enrolment status

The Department of Training and Education (DET) has produced a step-by-step guide to show early learning services how to view the enrolment status of their families. 

You can access this guide pdf here (757 KB) .

New CCS Facebook

We've put together a checklist of items that your early learning service should be ticking off to ensure that you are ready for the transition to the new Child Care Subsidy on 2 July 2018. 

extra help
Under the new Child Care Subsidy regime, the Additional Child Care Subsidy (child wellbeing) will provide targeted additional fee assistance to families and children facing barriers in accessing affordable child care.