3.6.5.30 CCB - Historical Maximum Weekly Benefit

Summary

There are 3 methods for determining the MWB (1.1.M.27) for CCB. The method to use depends on the number of children in the type of care, and on whether the individual's ATI exceeds the upper income threshold (1.1.I.70).

Method 1

The following table shows the amounts to use for method 1, where there are 2 or 3 children in care and the family's ATI is below the upper income threshold:

Income year MWB for 2 children MWB for 3 children
2017-18 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $19.32 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $56.14
2016-17 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $19.03 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $55.31
2015-16 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $18.71 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $54.39
2014-15 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $18.40 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $53.48
2013-14 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $17.92 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $52.07
2012-13 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $17.53 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $50.95
2011-12 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $17.00 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $49.42
2010-11 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $16.55 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $48.12
2009-10 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $16.21 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $47.13
2008-09 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $15.63 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $45.45
2007-08 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $15.17 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $44.13
2006-07 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $13.35 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $38.84
2005-06 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $12.99 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $37.78
2004-05 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $12.66 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $36.82
2003-04 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $12.36 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $35.96
2002-03 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $12.00 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $34.91
2001-02 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $11.64 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $33.86
2000-01 (Standard hourly rate × 100) + $11.00 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $32.00

Method 2

The following table shows the amounts to use for method 2 where there are 4 or more children in care and the family's ATI is below the upper income threshold:

Income year Step 1 action Step 2 action
2017-18 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $56.14 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($56.14 ÷ 3)
2016-17 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $55.31 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($55.31 ÷ 3)
2015-16 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $54.39 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($54.39 ÷ 3)
2014-15 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $53.48 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($53.48 ÷ 3)
2013-14 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $52.07 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($52.07 ÷ 3)
2012-13 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $50.95 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($50.95 ÷ 3)
2011-12 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $49.42 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($49.42 ÷ 3)
2010-11 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $48.12 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($48.12 ÷ 3)
2009-10 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $47.13 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($47.13 ÷ 3)
2008-09 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $45.45 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($45.45 ÷ 3)
2007-08 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $44.13 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($44.13 ÷ 3)
2006-07 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $38.84 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($38.84 ÷ 3)
2005-06 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $37.78 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($37.78 ÷ 3)
2004-05 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $36.82 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($36.82 ÷ 3)
2003-04 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $35.96 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($35.96 ÷ 3)
2002-03 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $34.91 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($34.91 ÷ 3)
2001-02 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $33.86 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($33.86 ÷ 3)
2000-01 (Standard hourly rate × 150) + $32.00 To the result from step 1, add, for each child after the third, (standard hourly rate × 50) + ($32.00 ÷ 3)

Method 3

The following table shows the specific taper amount (1.1.S.95), used in method 3 where a family's ATI is above the upper income threshold, and there is more than one child in care:

Income year Specific taper amount
2017-18 $173.51
2016-17 $170.91
2015-16 $168.02
2014-15 $165.20
2013-14 $160.76
2012-13 $157.22
2011-12 $152.52
2010-11 $148.44
2009-10 $145.40
2008-09 $140.31
2007-08 $136.31
2006-07 $132.05
2005-06 $128.50
2004-05 $125.33
2003-04 $122.30
2002-03 $118.81
2001-02 $115.30
2000-01 $109.04

Act reference: FAAct Schedule 2 clause 11 Maximum weekly benefit, Schedule 4 clause 2 Indexed and adjusted amounts, Schedule 4 clause 3 CPI Indexation Table

Policy reference: FA Guide 1.1.M.27 Maximum weekly benefit (CCB), 3.5.2.20 Calculating the Approved Care Adjustment Percentage, 3.6.5.20 CCB - Historical Income Thresholds

Last reviewed: 3 July 2017