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Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods

How to apply for the School Age Payment, Early Learning Payment, Pregnancy and Baby Payment and a prepaid card to buy healthy food.

  1. Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods

    Apply online for Best Start Grant or Best Start Foods, or find out more about who can apply.

  2. Using your Best Start Foods card

    How to use your Best Start Foods card and where you can spend Best Start Foods payments.

  3. Get help to apply for Best Start Grant and Foods

    You can get help if you need to work out how to apply or you want help filling in a form.

  4. After you've applied for Best Start Grant and Foods

    How long it takes to process your form, whether you can track it, how you'll be paid and when.

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