+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    41
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default If you have a six month old and want to return to work.....what kind of government

    incentives do you recieve in terms of helping towards child care? How much in sydney nsw does the cost of having someone mind your six month old cost?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,244
    Thanks
    600
    Thanked
    367
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default If you have a six month old and want to return to work.....what kind of government

    I get confused by the CCB and CCR. We get one but not the other but we both work full time and on reasonable wages. I think we get CCR which we have applied directly to his daycare account fortnightly, the govt pays 50%. I think it depends on where in Syd. We pay 36.50 a day after rebate..

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    8,245
    Thanks
    1,772
    Thanked
    2,017
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - Most posts for the week ended 19/6/2014

    Default If you have a six month old and want to return to work.....what kind of government

    It's really going to depend on your family income and the cost of the particular centre you choose.
    Centrelink have online calculators where you can put in varying income amounts to work out different entitlements. You can do this to get your ccb percentage then call different daycare centres, give them this figure and they should be able to tell you what it would cost you per day.
    You would most like be entitled to the childcare rebate (ccr) which is 50% of your fees refunded to you. I think it's capped at $7,500 though.

    Sent from my GT-I9100 using BubHub

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    5,005
    Thanks
    1,052
    Thanked
    3,524
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default If you have a six month old and want to return to work.....what kind of government

    If you meet the work test, everyone gets CCR up to a max of $7.5k as its not means tested. CCB is means tested and its a really low amount so heaps of people aren't eligible for that.

    My daycare in Melbourne is $125 per day before rebate.

    A nanny is heaps more obviously and it's rare to get one that's eligible for CCR.

    There are tons of options so its prob best to think about what type of care you want and then go from there.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    532
    Thanks
    1,147
    Thanked
    172
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Ring your local daycare centres and see how much their full fees are per day then go to the rate estimators on the centrelink website & select the childcare estimator. Put in all your details about how much you will be earning and it should give you the % that you will be on for CCB. Then use their child care calculator to work out how much you will be paying per day.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,244
    Thanks
    600
    Thanked
    367
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default If you have a six month old and want to return to work.....what kind of government

    Quote Originally Posted by Bunny Lover View Post
    I get confused by the CCB and CCR. We get one but not the other but we both work full time and on reasonable wages. I think we get CCR which we have applied directly to his daycare account fortnightly, the govt pays 50%. I think it depends on where in Syd. We pay 36.50 a day after rebate..
    Oh.. Sorry, when I said that I think it depends on where you live in Syd, I meant that fees do vary from area to area.. But yes, have a look at the calculator!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Return to work help
    By MissMonkey in forum Working Hubbers - Employed
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17-10-2012, 00:23
  2. Return to work or stay home?
    By 2BlueBirds in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-07-2012, 02:01
  3. Return to work flexible working arrangements
    By Natalie86 in forum Maternity & Parental Leave
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 24-05-2012, 09:07

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Bamboo Lulu
Unique, non-toxic wooden eco toys for babies. Water-based paints, saliva-resistant & baby safe. Super soft, prints & basics for baby, made from bamboo & organic cotton. Hypoallergenic - great for eczema relief. FREE gift with purchase. Code BUBHUB
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Sudocrem / Infacol
Sudocrem® Healing Cream is a soothing emollient cream which aids and assists in the management of nappy rash, eczema, abrasions, wounds and minor skin irritations. Infacol Wind Drops are an effective method of treating wind in infants.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!