Childcare Rebate Calculator

The Child Care Rebate and the Child Care Benefit may help reduce your childcare costs. Answer the questions below to get an estimate of your out-of-pocket childcare fee.

Read more about your childcare costs here or watch our helpful videos on the Child Care Rebate and Child Care Benefit.

1. Select the number of children to attend a childcare centre.
2. Select the number of days per week this child/children will attend childcare.
3. Slide to select your annual household income.
4. Slide to select how much you spend on childcare per day, per child.
If you have children with different rates, please review each cost separately.

My Childcare Costs

Answer the questions to estimate your childcare costs.

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