This topic explains the limitations of JETCCFA hours in calculating a payment and which hours in a week attract JETCCFA.
JETCCFA will only be paid where the child attends care for some part of a session, for which a fee is charged, unless the child is absent on an allowable or approved absence day. It is paid for the number of hours in those sessions of care up to the limit of a person's JETCCFA hours (1.1.J.100) specified on their JETCCFA assessment notice.
JETCCFA hours may be limited by:
The JETCCFA hours (1.1.J.100) of care are limited by the service's hours of operation, since JETCCFA will only be paid for periods when the service is open (except for public holidays and local emergencies).
Where an approved service has dedicated hours of operation, such as long day care centres, outside school hours care services and occasional care centres, the service's hours of operation for JETCCFA purposes are the lesser of:
Approved child care services will apply JETCCFA to the first hours used by a person in the weekly fee reduction calculation.
Policy reference: FA Guide 1.1.J.100 JETCCFA hours, 3.7.1 JETCCFA Rate Calculation - Overview, 3.7.2 Formula for Calculating JETCCFA, 188.8.131.52 JETCCFA Parental Contribution, 3.7.3 Charges Covered by JETCCFA
Last reviewed: 30 April 2012