Updated 13 October 2020

Australian Government support


The Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment Early Childhood Education and Care COVID-19 Information webpage for up to date information on support measures for the education and care sector, including:

  • Child Care Subsidy and Additional Child Care Subsidy, and
  • The new Recovery Package  in place from 27 September 2020.

You can visit CCCF Special Circumstances for information about assistance for some services at risk of imminent closure.

Tasmanian Government support

The Department of Education has waived the annual service fee for approved Tasmanian education and care services. Annual service fee invoices were not issued in May for payment by 1 July 2020.

Commercial tenants on Tasmanian Government properties including Department of Education premises may be eligible for a rent waiver. To check if this applies to you, discuss this with your co-located school or service or contact SRP@Education.tas.gov.au


The Tasmanian Government is providing further support and economic stimulus to help businesses affected by COVID-19. For more information see coronavirus.tas.gov.au webpages:


If you have any questions, please contact the ECU on 6165 5425 or via ecu.comment@education.tas.gov.au or call your point of contact authorised officer directly.