This provision applies to families who do not satisfy the work/training/study test.
For the purposes of CCB, exceptional circumstances are short-term family crises that result in the parent, and their partner, if they have one, being unable to care for their child for a period longer than 24 hours per week.
Examples: Exceptional circumstances include, but are not limited to:
Act reference: FAAct section 54 Circumstances when a limit of 50 hours applies, see subsections (8) and (9)
Policy reference: FA Guide 22.214.171.124 Eligibility Requirements for Up to 50 Hours CCB
Last reviewed: 6 April 2009