This topic explains the JETCCFA activity approval limit for work (paid and unpaid) or setting up a business.
For this activity type JETCCFA can be granted for the initial 26 weeks of the activity.
Where the person has already been in the activity continuously for more than 26 weeks they are not eligible for JETCCFA unless the most beneficial activity rules apply (18.104.22.168).
Where the person has already been in the activity for less than 26 weeks and they are continuing in the activity, the person is eligible for JETCCFA until their 26 weeks is reached.
From 1 July 2012, a person residing in one of the 10 identified disadvantaged locations and participating in the BAFW targeted initiative - Support for Jobless Families will be able to receive 52 weeks JETCCFA for work (paid or unpaid).
JETCCFA cannot be granted for a subsequent work or setting up a business activity, unless:
Defence Force Reserve participation is considered a work activity for JETCCFA purposes. JETCCFA can be granted for up to 26 weeks when child care is required for a person to participate in Defence Force Reserves activities.
Last reviewed: 2 January 2013