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Community Child Care Fund – round 2 coming soon

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) round 2 grant opportunity, for approved child care services, is expected to be advertised through an open competitive process in March 2019.

Reminder: Child Safety Requirements

As part of the Australian Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse findings, you may have received an email and letter from the Department of Social Service seeking confirmation that your organisation and any staff engaging with children, comply with state and/or territory legislation relating to working with children.

Funding arrangements and child safety

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse highlighted the need for organisations to adopt child safe practices including appropriate screening of staff, mandatory reporting and adoption of National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.

Stronger Outcomes for Families

The Department of Social Services (DSS) would like to invite you to contribute to the future of family and children services.

Taxable Payment Annual Reporting - Information for Vendors

In August 2018, the Department of Social Services (DSS) will report details of certain payments to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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