For the purpose of CCB, approved absences are absences for specified reasons when a recipient has to pay for child care and is paid CCB, even though their child does not attend care at the time. Approved absences are in addition to the 30 allowable absences (1.1.A.70). CCB is payable for all approved absences. There is no limit on the number of approved absence days a recipient may claim providing they meet the following specifications.
Specified reasons are:
Act reference: FAAct section 10 Effect of absence of a child from care of approved child care service
Policy reference: FA Guide 4.7.1 CCB Approved Services - Statements for Payment
Last reviewed: 6 April 2009