Preschool Drive Subsidy Pilot

The Preschool Drive Subsidy pilot is being delivered through a partnership between Department of Education and Transport for NSW.

The subsidy is available to eligible families in remote and very remote communities where their children attend a preschool program at a participating preschool.

The targeted per kilometre subsidy will offset part of the transport costs of driving children to participating preschools.

Application process

Eligible families with children enrolled in a participating preschool program must submit an application via Transport NSW.

Key dates

Applications must be submitted by either the:

  • last day of Term 2 for semester one payments

  • last day of Term 4 for semester 2 payments.


  • Early childhood education

Business Unit:

  • Early Childhood Outcomes
  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Services, Early Childhood
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