A number of Government funding options are available to assist with child care fees.

Child Care Subsidy Available

Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Some basic requirements must be satisfied for an individual to be eligible to receive Child Care Subsidy for a child. These include:

  • the age of the child (must be aged 13 or under and not attending secondary school, except in certain circumstances where an individual may be eligible for a child who does not meet this criteria, such as children with a disability or medical condition in certain circumstances)
  • the child meeting immunisation requirements
  • the individual, or their partner, meeting the residency requirements listed in the legislation.

In addition, to be eligible for Child Care Subsidy the individual must be liable to pay for care provided, the care must be delivered in Australia by an approved child care provider, and not be part of a compulsory education program.

There are three factors that determine a family's level of Child Care Subsidy. These are:

The Child Care Subsidy is generally paid directly to service providers to be passed on to families as a fee reduction. Families make a co-contribution to their child care fees and pay to the provider the difference between the fee charged and the subsidy amount.

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Queensland Government Funded Kindergarten Program

Robina First Early Learning Centre is an approved Queensland Kindergarten Funded Provider. We operate a kindergarten program in our Monash room.

An approved kindergarten program is:

For more information about approved kindergarten programs please visit:

Queensland Government benefits

Free kindy is for 15 hours a week, 40 weeks a year in the year before Prep.

Kindy is a place where your little one:

  • will make friends.
  • explore new environments.
  • build confidence and have fun learning.

Kindy offers meaningful experiences and interactions that support your child's early learning, wellbeing and development, now and into the future.


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