For the purposes of CCB, an applicant's eligible child care hours are the total number of hours in sessions of care:
An applicant using approved care (1.1.A.90) can usually receive up to 24 hours of CCB per week.
An applicant using approved care can receive up to 50 hours of CCB per week, if they, and their partner (1.1.P.30) if they have one, undertake the following activities, or a combination of activities, for at least 15 hours per week, or 30 hours per fortnight (i.e. an average of 15 hours per week for 2 consecutive weeks):
Other circumstances which qualify for up to 50 hours of CCB per week include:
An applicant using registered care (1.1.R.20) can receive up to 50 hours of CCB per week if they, and their partner if they have one are:
Act reference: FAAct section 14 Meaning of satisfies the work/training/study test, section 15 Work/training/study test - recognised work or work related commitments, section 16 Work/training/study test - recognised training commitments, section 17 Work/training/study test - recognised study commitments, section 53 Weekly limit of hours, section 54 Circumstances when a limit of 50 hours applies
Last reviewed: 6 April 2009