Family Assistance Guide Updates - 2008

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 1 December 2008 (v1.110)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.E.30 Entitlement (FTB, CCB & CCTR) Updated terminology.
1.1.P.78 Period of Payment Clarified procedures for CCTR payment.
1.1.T.52 Total Fee Charged (CCTR) Updated definition.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Updated information relating to determining FTB rates.
1.2.4 Child Care benefit (CCB) - Description Updated policy.
1.2.7 Child Care Tax Rebate (CCTR) - Description Updated policy.
1.4 Administrative Principles Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.6.1 CCB Eligibility Criteria for Individuals Clarified policy.
2.6.3.10 Eligibility Requirements for Up to 50 Hours CCB Added details of work/training/study test for CCTR.
2.6.5.20 Responsibilities of a Registered Carer Updated terminology.
3.1 FTB Rate Calculation Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
3.3 Baby Bonus Rate Clarified policy.
3.5 CCB Rate Calculation Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
3.6 Historical Rates Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
3.7 JETCCFA Rate Calculation Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
3.8 CCTR Rate Calculation Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
4.1 General Provisions Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
4.2 Claims for FTB Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
4.6.1 General Provisions for Individual's Claims & Payments Updated policy.
4.6.2 Approved Care CCB - Individual's Claim Updated for removal of the minimum rate of CCB and CCTR changes from 2008-09.
4.8.1.10 Individuals Using a Service Not Operating under CCMS Clarified policy where services have not commenced operating under CCMS.
4.8.1.11 Individuals Using a Service Operating under CCMS New topic.
4.9.1 Overview of New Financial Year Assessments Updated for removal of the minimum rate of CCB for 2008-09.
4.12 CCTR - Payments Clarified CCTR changes from 2008-09.
5.2.1.30 Change of Rate Circumstances Updated for removal of the minimum rate of CCB for 2008-09.
6.4.1.10 Recipients Affected by Reconciliation Updated for removal of the minimum rate of CCB and CCTR changes from 2008-09.
6.4.1.20 Payments Included in Reconciliation Updated for removal of the minimum rate of CCB and CCTR changes from 2008-09.
6.4.2.50 CCB Reconciliation & Child Care Usage/Attendance Information Clarified policy where services have not commenced operating under CCMS and when they have transitioned to CCMS.
7.2.5 Debt Recovery from Income Tax Refund Updated policy on recovering debts from tax refunds.
8.4.5 CCB Tax File Numbers - (deleted - see 4.1.1.30) Deleted topic.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 3 November 2008 (v1.109)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
2.1 General Provisions Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.2 FTB Eligibility for Individuals Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.3 FTB Eligibility for Approved Care Organisations (ACOs) Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.4 Baby Bonus Eligibility Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.6 CCB Eligibility Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
2.6.3.20 Eligibility Requirements for More than 50 Hours CCB Moved and updated policy previously found in 2.6.3.50.
2.8 JETCCFA Eligibility Reviewed whole chapter, minor changes made.
3.2 Adjusted Taxable Income Reviewed whole chapter, various changes made.
4.4.8 Review of FTB Entitlements Updated policy.
6.4.2.20 FTB & CCB Income Test Exemptions for Income Support Recipients Clarified treatment of income support payment for FTB Part B.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 7 October 2008 (v1.108)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.2 Description of Payments Updated introduction.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Updated description.
1.2.2 Baby Bonus - Descriptions Updated description.
1.2.5 Maternity Allowance (MAT) & Maternity Payment (MPY) - Description Changed title.
1.3 Family Assistance Office (FAO) Updated policy.
1.4.1 Beneficial Administration of the Act Clarified policy.
1.4.2 Privacy & Confidentiality Removed reference to the Privacy Manual.
1.4.3.10 Duty of Care Clarified policy.
1.4.3.30 Duty to Invite Claims or Volunteer Information Clarified policy.
1.4.4 Liability of Decision Makers Clarified policy.
2.2.2 Death of an Individual Eligible for FTB Clarified when eligibility ceases for FTB for a deceased recipient.
2.4.1 Eligibility for Baby Bonus Clarified policy.
3.1.1.50 FTB payments during absence from Australia Clarified circumstances for extention of the 13 week period.
4.5.2 Determination of Baby Bonus & MIA claims Updated terminology.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 19 September 2008 (v1.107)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
3.4 MIA Rate Updated rate.
3.6.4 MAT, MPY, MIA & Baby Bonus - Historical Rates Updated rate.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 1 September 2008 (v1.106)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.A.15 Actual assessment method (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.A.20 Adjusted taxable income (ATI) Updated definition.
1.1.A.110 Assessment period (FTB) Changed percentages of care to reflect new shared care rules.
1.1.C.20 Child support (FTB) Expanded definition to reflect the Child Support Scheme Reforms.
1.1.C.21 Child support liability New topic.
1.1.D.100 Disbursement method (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.F.30 Foreign income (deleted - see 1.1.T.05) Deleted topic.
1.1.F.50 Formula assessment (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.M.10 Maintenance (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.M.15 Maintenance agreement (FTB) Updated to reflect the Child Support Scheme Reforms.
1.1.M.21 Maintenance income free area FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.M.22 Maintenance income test ceiling (FTB) New topic.
Moved definition previously found in 1.1.M.22 to 1.1.M.23.
1.1.M.23 Maintenance liability (FTB) Replaced content with definition from 1.1.M.22 and updated terminology.
Moved definition previously found in 1.1.M.23 to 1.1.M.24.
1.1.M.24 Mandatory claimant (JETCCFA) Moved definition from 1.1.M.23 to new topic number 1.1.M.24.
1.1.N.15 Nights in care (FTB) Updated to reflect the Child Support Scheme Reforms.
1.1.N.27 Non-agency payment (NAP) Updated definition.
1.1.N.30 Non-custodial parent, liable parent Updated definition.
1.1.N.31 Non-resident parent (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.N.45 Notional assessment New topic.
1.1.P.71 Payee (FTB) New topic.
1.1.P.72 Payer (FTB) New topic.
1.1.P.130 Private collection (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.R.21 Regular care child New topic.
Moved definition previously found in 1.1.R.21 to 1.1.R.22.
1.1.R.22 Rehabilitation (JETCCFA) Moved definition from 1.1.R.21 to new topic number 1.1.R.22.
1.1.R.25 Relevant period (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.R.40 Resident parent (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.T.05 Target foreign income New topic.
1.1.V.13 Voluntary child support New topic.
1.1.V.20 Voluntary maintenance Updated example.
2.1.1 FTB Child & Regular Care Child Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
2.1.1.10 FTB Child Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
2.1.1.11 Regular Care Child New topic.
2.1.1.20 Shared Care & Change of Care Summary Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
2.1.1.25 Shared Care of an FTB Child Changed percentages of care to reflect new shared care rules.
2.1.1.33 Shared Care & Waiver of FTB by One Carer Clarified that topic relates to FTB entitlement prior to 1 July 2008.
2.1.1.50 Percentage of Care Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
2.1.1.85 Formal Foster Care & Informal Care (including Grandparent/Relative Care) of an FTB Child Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.1.10 Calculating a Rate of FTB - Overview Updated policy.
3.1.1.30 Shared Care Rate for FTB Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.1.31 Shared Care - Example of Rate Calculation Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 shared care changes.
3.1.1.32 Shared Payment of FTB for a Blended Family Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 shared care changes.
3.1.1.33 Blended Family - Example of Shared Payment Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.4.30 Rent Assistance Updated policy.
3.1.5.10 Summary of the Maintenance Action Test Updated terminology.
3.1.5.20 Determining which Stage of the CSS Applies Updated terminology.
3.1.5.25 Who is Entitled to Apply for Maintenance Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.5.30 Taking Reasonable Maintenance Action Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.5.40 Action in Progress Updated terminology.
3.1.5.50 Reasonable Maintenance Action Completed Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.1.5.60 When Maintenance Action is Not Applicable Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.5.70 Exemptions from the Maintenance Action Test Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.5.90 Reviews of the Maintenance Action Test Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
3.1.6.10 Proof of Parentage Updated terminology.
3.1.6.30 Court Orders & Registered Agreements Updated terminology.
3.1.6.40 Child Support Assessments Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.1.6.50 Child Support Agreements (pre-01/07/2008) Updated terminology.
3.1.6.55 Child Support Case Ended - Payer not a Parent of the Child Updated terminology.
3.1.6.70 Child Support Collection Updated example.
3.1.6.80 Changing the Method of Collection Updated terminology.
3.1.6.90 Appeals & Reviews of Child Support Decisions Updated terminology.
3.1.7.10 Maintenance Income Test - General Provisions Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.1.7.11 Assessable Maintenance Income Updated terminology.
3.1.7.12 Exempt Maintenance Income Updated terminology.
3.1.7.13 Capitalised Maintenance Updated policy.
3.1.7.14 Child Support Agreements (post-01/07/2008) New topic.
3.1.7.15 Relevant Period Updated terminology.
3.1.7.20 Estimating of Maintenance Income Updated information on methods used to estimate maintenance income.
3.1.7.21 Maintenance Income - Entitlement Method Updated example.
3.1.7.22 Maintenance Income - Disbursement Method Updated terminology and example.
3.1.7.23 Maintenance Income - Modified Entitlement Method Updated terminology.
3.1.7.30 Application of the Maintenance Income Test Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.2.3 Adjusted Fringe Benefits Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.2.4 Target Foreign Income Updated the definition of target foreign income.
3.2.7 Deductible Child Maintenance Expenditure Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
3.2.8.20 Estimate Following Cancellation of Income Support Payment or Conclusion of Employment Income Nil Rate Period Clarified FTB for income support recipients.
4.3.1.10 FTB Payment Delivery Choices Updated to reflect changes to payment options.
4.3.1.30 Continuous Adjustment of FTB for Instalment Applicant/Recipients Updated terminology.
4.4.8 Review of FTB - Child turning 16, 18 or 21 Updated FTB childs income limit.
5.2.1.20 Change of Eligibility Circumstances Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
5.2.1.30 Change of Rate Circumstances Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
5.2.2 Information Required - Instalment Claims Updated 'Change in carer arrangements'.
6.4.1 Overview of Reconciliation Updated to reflect 1 July 2008 legislation changes.
6.4.2.20 FTB & CCB Income Test Exemptions for Income Support Recipients Updated example.
6.4.2.30 FTB Reconciliation Due to Maintenance Income Clarified policy.
7.1.2 Overpayments to Individuals & ACOs Removed details re MAT or MIA overpayment not always a recoverable debt.
7.4 Child Support Debts Updated to reflect Child Support Scheme Reforms.
8.1.1.10 FTB Transfers - General Provisions Updated terminology.
8.1.6.10 FTB Shared Care Assessments Clarified topic relate to July 2000 transition from family allowance to FTB
8.1.6.20 FTB Transfers - Blended Family Assessments Clarified topic relate to July 2000 transition from family allowance to FTB

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 4 August 2008 (v1.105)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.E.30 Entitlement (FTB, CCB & CCTR) Updated policy.
1.1.I.45 Income limit FTB Part B New topic.
1.1.I.70 Income thresholds (CCB) Updated thresholds due to indexation.
1.1.M.27 Maximum weekly benefit (CCB) Updated figures used due to indexation.
1.1.M.30 Maximum weekly entitlement (CCB) Updated rate due to indexation.
1.1.M.60 Minimum hourly rate (CCB) Updated rate due to indexation.
1.1.P.78 Period of payment (CCTR) Updated policy.
1.1.P.122 Primary earner (FTB) Added information on new income limit for primary earner.
1.1.S.25 Secondary earner (FTB) Added information on new income limit for primary earner.
1.1.S.100 Standard hourly rate (CCB) Updated rate due to indexation.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Updated to reflect new income limit for primary earner.
1.2.7 Child Care Tax Rebate (CCTR) - Description Updated limits and policy.
2.9 CCTR Eligibility Updated policy.
3.1.1.20 Current FTB Rates & Income Test Amounts Added information on new income limit for primary earner.
3.1.1.60 Indexation of FTB Added information on new income limit for primary earner.
3.2.4 Target Foreign Income Added 1 July 2008 foreign exchange rates.
3.3 Baby Bonus Rate Updated rate and information on indexation.
3.5.1 CCB Entitlement - General Provisions Updated policy and rates.
3.5.2.20 Calculating the Approved Care Adjustment Percentage Updated policy.
3.5.2.40 Calculating the Approved Care Taxable Income Percentage Updated policy and rates.
3.5.2.50 Calculating the Approved Care Multiple Child Percentage Updated rates due to indexation.
3.5.2.70 CCB Adjustment Percentage Example - 1 Child, Income below Upper Threshold Updated policy and rates.
3.5.2.80 CCB Adjustment Percentage Example - 4 Children, Income above Upper Threshold Updated policy and rates.
3.5.2.90 CCB Adjustment Percentage Example - 2 Children, Income above Upper Threshold Updated rates due to indexation.
3.6.5.10 CCB - Historical Standard Hourly Rate Updated rates due to indexation.
3.6.5.20 CCB - Historical Income Thresholds Updated thresholds due to indexation.
3.6.5.30 CCB - Historical Maximum Weekly Benefit Updated maximum weekly benefit due to indexation.
3.6.5.40 CCB - Historical Maximum Weekly Entitlement Updated maximum weekly entitlement due to indexation.
3.6.6 Foreign Exchange Rate - Historical Rates Added 2007 foreign exchange rates.
3.6.7 CCTR - Historical Limits Updated historical limits.
3.8.1 CCTR Rate Calculations - General Provisions Updated rates and policy.
3.8.2 CCTR Rate Calculations - General Provisions Updated rates and policy.
4.3.8 Payment through the ATO Updated policy.
4.4.1 Summary of Reasons for FTB Reassessment Added additional act references.
4.6.4.20 No CCB as Reduced Fees - Any CCB Entitlement at End of Year Changed title and updated policy.
4.12 CCTR - Payments Updated policy.
6.4.1.30 Reconciliation Process Updated terminology.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 1 July 2008 (v1.104)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.J.30 JETCCFA activities Revised definition for change from 12 months to 24 months for study or training activity limit.
1.1.P.122 Primary earner (FTB) Amended definition.
1.1.S.25 Secondary earner (FTB) Amended definition.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Amended definition.
2.8.3.40 JETCCFA Activity Limits for Study & Training Revised for change from 12 months to 24 months for study or training activity limit.
3.1.1.20 Current FTB Rates & Income Test Amounts Updated rates and added information on FTB Part B income limit.
3.1.1.30 Shared Care Rate for FTB Updated to reflect changes to shared care levels from 1 July 2008.
3.1.1.60 Indexation of FTB Updated indexation provisions.
3.1.2 FTB Rate for ACOs Updated rate.
3.1.3 Apportioning Income Test Reductions between FTB Part A Rate Components Updated rates.
3.1.4.30 Rent Assistance Updated shared carer information.
3.1.7.10 Maintenance Income Test - General Provisions Updated terminology.
3.1.9.10 Calculating FTB Part B Added information on primary earner income limit.
3.1.9.20 Income Test - FTB Part B Added information on FTB Part B income tests.
3.1.9.30 FTB Part B Return to Work Added information on primary earner income limit.
3.1.11 Advance Payment of FTB Part A Updated rates.
3.3 Baby Bonus Rate Updated rate and information on indexation.
3.6.1 FTB Part A - Historical Rates Updated historical rates.
3.6.2 FTB Rent Assistance - Historical Rates & Thresholds Updated historical rates.
3.6.3 FTB Part B - Historical Rates Updated historical rates and information on maximum rate of FTB Part B.
3.6.4 Mat, MPY, MIA & Baby Bonus - Historical Rates Updated historical rates.
4.1.2 Protection of Payment Updated summary.
6.4.1.30 Reconciliation Process Added policy reference.
6.4.2.20 FTB & CCB Income Test Exemptions for Income Support Recipients Added FTB Part B, updated terminology and example.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 2 June 2008 (v1.103)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.S.70 Social security entitlement Revised definition.
1.1.S.80 Social security payment Revised definition.
1.1.S.90 Social security pension Revised definition.
3.1.4.30 Rent Assistance Updated rates and thresholds.
3.1.5.60 When Maintenance Action is Not Applicable Reformatted for clarification.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 5 May 2008 (v1.102)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.A.50 Adoption Removed definition of adopted child.
1.1.G.10 Garnishee debtor, garnishee notice Reordered definitions on page.
1.1.L.40 Lower income earner Updated terminology.
2.1.1.10 FTB Child of an Individual Updated terminology.
2.1.1.25 Shared Care of an FTB Child Updated terminology.
2.1.1.30 Shared Care Verification of Care Arrangements Updated terminology.
2.1.1.45 Shared Care & Establishing a Pattern of Care Updated terminology.
2.1.2.20 Verifying Residence/Citizenship Updated terminology.
3.1.4.20 Standard Rate - FTB Part A Method 1 Removed explanation.
3.1.9.30 FTB part B Return to Work Changed terminology - secondary earner to lower income earner.
4.3.1.20 FTB Payment Choices for Instalment Recipients Updated terminology.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 7 April 2008 (v1.101)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
2.6.3.50 Eligibility Requirements for More than 50 Hours CCB Updated eligibility requirements and terminology.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 20 March 2008 (v1.100)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
2.1.1.60 Change of Care of an FTB Child Updated terminology.
2.1.1.70 Disputed Care Arrangements Updated terminology.
2.1.1.80 Blended Family Care of an FTB Child Updated terminology.
2.1.1.85 Formal Foster Care & Informal Care (including Grandparent/Relative Care) of an FTB Child Updated terminology.
2.1.1.90 Abduction of a Child Updated terminology.
2.1.1.100 Child at Risk of Harm Updated terminology.
2.1.1.110 Death of an FTB Child Updated terminology.
2.1.2.10 Residence Requirements Updated terminology.
2.1.2.30 Temporary Absence from Australia Updated example.
2.2.2 Death of an Individual Eligible for FTB Updated terminology.
2.3.1 FTB Child of an ACO Re-arranged examples.
2.4.1 Eligibility for Baby Bonus Updated terminology.
2.4.2 Apportioning of Baby Bonus Updated terminology.
2.4.3 Baby Bonus Instalments Added social worker to summary.
3.1.1.10 Calculating a Rate of FTB - Overview Updated terminology.
3.1.1.20 Current FTB Rates & Income Test Amounts Updated FTB Part B standard rates table.
3.1.1.33 Blended Family - Example of Shared Payment Updated terminology.
3.1.1.40 Calculating FTB Bereavement Payment Updated terminology.
3.1.1.50 FTB Payments During Absence from Australia Updated summary and examples.
3.1.2 FTB Rate for ACOs Clarified rate for approved care organisations.
3.1.4.50 Automatic HCC Updated terminology.
3.1.5.25 Who is Entitled to Apply for Maintenance Updated summary.
3.3 Baby Bonus Rate Updated rate.
3.4 MIA Rate Updated rate.
3.6.4 MAT, MPY, MIA & Baby Bonus - Historical Rates Updated rates.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 3 March 2008 (v1.99)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.C.70 Custody order, court order (FTB) Updated definition.
1.1.N.31 Non-resident parent (FTB) Added policy reference.
1.1.P.122 Primary earner (FTB) Replaced 'secondary earner' with 'lower income earner'.
1.1.R.40 Resident parent (FTB) Added policy reference.
1.1.S.25 Secondary earner (FTB) Updated definition.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Updated description to include FTB Part B components.
3.1.7.21 Maintenance Income - Entitlement Method Updated example.
4.8.1.25 CCB Entitlement Variations - Individuals Using an Approved Service operating under CCMS Clarified that FAO applies changes from the next 'billing week'.
6.2 Interview Reviews Updated information on recipient initiated review.
7.1.1 FA Debts - General Provisions Updated information on interest on debts.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 4 February 2008 (v1.98)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.A.72 Applicant Changed to reflect definition applies to family assistance not just FTB.
1.1.P.60 Past period claim (FTB) Clarified definition.
1.1.R.07 Recipient New definition.
4.4.2.10 Change in Non-Income Related Circumstances Updated terminology.
4.4.2.20 Change in Income Related Circumstances Updated terminology.
6.4.1.10 Recipients Affected by Reconciliation Updated terminology.
6.4.1.40 Outcomes of Reconciliation Updated terminology.
6.4.2.50 CCB & CCTR Reconciliation & Child Care Usage Updated terminology.

Family Assistance Guide Updates - 2 January 2008 (v1.97)

Topic No. Topic Title Change
1.1.A.05 Absences (CCB) New topic.
1.1.A.17 Additional Absences (CCB) New topic.
1.1.A.18 Additional absences in exceptional circumstances New topic.
1.1.A.70 Allowable absences (CCB) Added note that absences and additional absences are applicable to services that have commenced operating under the Child Care Management System.
1.1.A.72 Applicant (FTB) New definition.
1.1.A.75 Approved absences (CCB) Added note that absences and additional absences are applicable to services that have commenced operating under the Child Care Management System.
1.1.A.115 Attendance record report New topic.
1.1.C.30 Claimant/Applicant (FTB) Deleted topic - replaced by 1.1.A.72.
1.1.C.80 Cut-out amount (FTB) Removed irrelevant information from definition.
1.1.D.70 Delivery day (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.E.10 Effective claim (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.E.25 Enrolment New topic.
1.1.E.26 Enrolment Advance New topic.
1.1.F.40 Former partner (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.I.20 Income Updated terminology.
1.1.I.100 Instalment amount, instalment claim, instalment period (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.M.21 Maintenance income free area (FTB) Updated terminology.
1.1.N.17 Nominated hours New topic.
1.1.N.20 Nominee Clarified usage of definition.
1.1.P.20 Parenting plan, registered parenting plan, parenting order, parental responsibility Clarified definition of parenting order and parental responsibility.
1.1.P.40 Partnership Clarified definition.
1.1.P.73 Payment nominee Clarified usage of definition.
1.1.P.120 Primary carer Clarified definition.
1.1.Q.20 Quarantining (FTB Part B) Added link to passive employment income.
1.1.R.05 Receiving Clarified definition.
1.1.R.10 Reconciliation of CCB entitlement (CCB) Added information on reconciliation of CCB entitlement where a service has transitioned to CCMS.
1.1.R.25 Relevant period (FTB) Clarified definition.
1.1.R.43 Return to work (FTB Part B) Clarified definition.
1.1.S.45 Severe financial hardship Removed procedure reference.
1.1.S.120 Statements for payment (CCB) Added information about statements for payment where a service has transitioned to CCMS.
1.1.T.52 Total fee charged (CCTR) Added information on absences and the total fee charged where a service has transitioned to the Child Care Management System.
1.2.1 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) - Description Updated details in FTB Part A components.
1.2.2 Baby Bonus (BB) - Description Updated objective of baby bonus and clarified eligibility and how baby bonus is paid.
1.3 Family Assistance Office Updated description of FAO and internet site details.
2.1.1.15 Verification of Child's Name & Date of Birth Updated proof of identity requirements.
2.6.7 Special Child Care Benefit (SCCB) - Eligibility Criteria Changed SCCB administration where a service makes itself eligible for SCCB for a child at risk.
2.8.5.30 JETCCFA Eligibility Exception Relating to Hours Added note that absences and additional absences are applicable to services that have commenced operating under the Child Care Management System.
3.1.1.20 Current FTB Rates & Income Test Amounts Changed MBA cut-off age.
4.1.2 Protection of Payment Updated examples and terminology.
4.3.6 Payments to a Third Party Updated terminology.
4.4.2 Date of Effect of Reassessments for Recipients that Receive their FTB by Instalments Updated terminology.
4.4.2.30 Date of Effect Rules - FTB Payment Choices Updated terminology.
4.6.1 General Provisions for Individual's Claims & Payments Added information for when a service has transitioned to the Child Care Management System.
4.6.2 Approved Care CCB - Individual's Claim Updated to reflect JETCCFA assessment notice now only sent to applicant. Clarified procedure for making lump sum claims.
4.7.1 Approved Services - Statements for Payment Added note that this section only applies to services that have not yet commenced operating under the Child Care Management System.
4.7.2 Payment of Advances to Approved Services Added note that this section does not apply to services that have commenced operating under the Child Care Management System and updated terminology.
4.8.1.20 CCB Entitlement Variations - Individuals Using an Approved Service Added note that this topic only applies to services that have not commenced operating under the Child Care Management System.
4.8.1.25 CCB Entitlement Variations - Individuals Using an Approved Service Operating under CCMS New topic.
4.8.2 Variations to CCB Entitlement - Approved Services Added that additional advances are not applicable where a service has commenced operation under the Child Care Management System.
4.10.2 Claims for JETCCFA Updated to incorporate the introduction of the Child Care Management System.
4.11.1 JETCCFA Notifiable Events Added notification of changes of provider under the Child Care Management System.
4.11.2 JETCCFA Entitlement Variations Added notification of changes of provider under the Child Care Management System.
4.11.3 JETCCFA Entitlement Variations - Date of Effect Added notification of change of circumstances to provider under the Child Care Management System.
4.13 CCMS Provisions New chapter.
6.4.1.20 Payments Included in Reconciliation Updated terminology.
6.4.1.30 Reconciliation Process Updated terminology and examples.
6.4.2 Details of Reconciliation Revised introduction.
6.5 The JETCCFA Review & Appeal Process Updated to reflect that JETCCFA is subject to review by authorised review officers from 3 December 2007.
7.1.1 FA Debts - General Provisions Updated terminology.
7.1.2 Overpayments to Individuals & ACOs Updated terminology.