4.6.3 Registered Care CCB - Individual's Claim
Claim (1.1.C.27) for registered care CCB
To claim reimbursement of their CCB entitlement (1.1.E.30), an individual using registered care (1.1.R.20) must:
- pay for any child care provided,
- obtain a receipt:
- showing that the care has been paid for, and
- containing details as requested by Centrelink, and
- lodge a claim form, including their receipts, with Centrelink.
Claims must be made within 12 months of the care being provided.
The following special conditions exist:
- immunisation requirements are not checked before the first claim for registered care. Subsequent claims are checked before payment.
- CCB arrears are only calculated for weeks when an individual and their partner (1.1.P.30), if they have one, satisfied the work/training/study test, or an exception to the test, for at least part of the week.
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 45 When an individual is eligible for CCB for a past period for care provided by a registered carer
FA(Admin)Act section 49K Restrictions on claim by individual for payment of CCB for past period for care provided by a registered carer
Policy reference: FA Guide 2.6.1 CCB Eligibility Criteria for Individuals, 2.6.3 CCB Eligibility Requirements Relating to Hours, 184.108.40.206 Responsibilities of a Registered Carer
Last reviewed: 12 August 2013