CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE AT 4 APRIL 2016

Number of Children

Childcare Subsidy and OSCAR subsidy rates. Gross Income per week

1 Child Less than $800.00 $800.00 to $1199.99 $1200.00 to $1299.99 $1300.00 to $1399.99 $1400.00 or more
2 Children Less than $920.00 $920.00 to $1379.99 $1380.00 to $1489.99 $1490.00 to $1599.99 $1600.00 or more
3 or more Children Less than $1030.00 $1030.00 to $1539.99 $1540.00 to $1669.99 $1670.00 to $1799.99 $1800.00 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 $5.00 $4.00 $2.79 $1.55
Childcare Subsidy up to 50 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable $250.00 $200.00 $139.50 $77.50
OSCAR Subsidy hourly rate, non-taxable $5.00 $4.00 $2.79 $1.55
OSCAR Subsidy during term time up to 20 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable $100.00 $80.00 $55.80 $31.00
OSCAR Subsidy during holidays up to 50 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable $250.00 $200.00 $139.50 $77.50