22.214.171.124 Immunisation Exceptions for CCB
The following table shows the circumstances when a person (1.1.P.80) should be treated as exempt from the immunisation requirements (1.1.I.10) for the purposes of CCB. Any evidence that an individual must supply is listed in the second column of the table.
|Exception circumstance||Evidence required|
|Vaccine not available||The Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer must certify in writing that a vaccine, or all vaccines are temporarily unavailable.|
|Secretary's exemption||The Secretary will have powers to grant exemptions in exceptional circumstances.|
Act reference: FAAct section 4 Minister's power to make determinations for the purposes of the definition of immunised, section 6 Immunisation requirements
Policy reference: FA Guide 1.1.I.10 Immunisation requirements (FTB, CCB), 1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description, 2.6.1 CCB Eligibility Criteria for Individuals, 1.2.4 Child Care Benefit (CCB) - Description, 126.96.36.199 Immunisation - Approved Exemptions (FTB, CCB)