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Australian Government announces child care fee relief for Victorian families

The Australian Government has announced fee relief for the Victorian families using child care who will be impacted by the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 lockdown announcement on 7 July 2020.

As mentioned in the media statement, the government will allow all services located in areas subject to Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions, including metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, to waive parent gap fees if children are not attending child care for COVID-related reasons from Monday 13 July.

For more information see the Minister’s media release.

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