The Inclusion Support Subsidy (ISS) is funding that supports education and care services with the inclusion of children with ongoing high support needs. Children with ongoing high support needs are children with a disability, children formally diagnosed with a disability and refugee children.
The ISS is part of the larger Inclusion and Professional Support Program supporting child care services to provide high quality inclusive child care.
The ISS is part of the larger Inclusion and Professional Support Program supporting services to provide high quality inclusive education and care.
All Australian Government approved education and care services are eligible regardless of type or location. These include:
Some Australian Government funded non-mainstream education and care services (non-Child Care Benefit), are also eligible. These services include:
From Revised IPSP Guidelines – released July 2009