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Adding documentary evidence to the SIP

The IS Portal is in the process of being updated in relation to the labelling of document types. At this time, when adding documentary evidence for a child, in the SIP under the Children Tile, please select ‘Health Care Card’, ‘NDIS Participant’, ‘Permanent disability’ or ‘Undergoing assessment’ as the document type to enable submission.

The IDF provides funding to assist eligible services to address a barrier to inclusion that cannot be addressed by the support of an IA. There are four streams of IDF funding – subsidy for an Additional Educator, Immediate/Time Limited Support, Family Day Care Top Up and Innovative Solutions. Each stream has different eligibility criteria, application processes and approved funding purposes.

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Additional Educator

The IDF Subsidy for an Additional Educator provides funding to centre based services to subsidise the employment of an additional educator to increase the educator to child ratio.

Immediate/Time Limited Support

Immediate/Time Limited Support enables centre based services to immediately engage an Additional Educator for a limited period of time.

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Family Day Care Page

Family Day Care Top Up

The Family Day Care (FDC) Top Up provides a fee top up payment to an educator, where the inclusion of a child with a disability results in the educator being unable to enrol the maximum number of children as allowed under the National Law.

Innovative Solutions

Innovative Solutions Support funds flexible and alternative solutions to address inclusion barriers in services.

Innovative Solutions

Funding Streams

Additional Educator

The IDF Subsidy for an Additional Educator provides funding to centre based services to subsidise the employment of an additional educator to increase the educator to child ratio.

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Immediate/Time Limited

Immediate/Time Limited Support enables centre based services to immediately engage an Additional Educator for a limited period of time.

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Family Day Care Top Up

The Family Day Care (FDC) Top Up provides a fee top up payment to an educator, where the inclusion of a child with a disability results in the educator being unable to enrol the maximum number of children as allowed under the National Law.

Family Day Care Page

Innovative Solutions

Innovative Solutions Support funds flexible and alternative solutions to address inclusion barriers in services.

Innovative Solutions