1.1.T.50 Temporary inability to care
A person may be eligible for PLP on a day despite not caring for the child where:
- the person was caring for the child or is expected to be caring for the child within 26 weeks
- the person is unable to care for the child due to circumstances beyond their control
- the period of temporary inability is for a continuous period of less than 26 weeks, and
- Centrelink is satisfied that the person would have been caring for the child except for the person's temporary inability to care for the child.
Note: The temporary inability to care provisions do not cover loss of care for the child (1.1.L.30).
Act reference: PPL Rules Part 2 Eligibility for PLP