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What are grace periods?

What are grace periods?

Grace periods is the extra period that families will continue to receive funding for the extended 15 hours after the family no longer meet the earnings criteria. Providers are advised to read clause 9 - grace periods on page 16 of the provider agreement which also outlines the actual grace period length.

Grace Periods
Date Parent receives ineligible decisionGrace period end date
1 January – 10 February 31 March
11 February – 31 March 31 August
1 April – 26 May 31 August
27 May – 31 August 31 December
1 September – 21 October 31 December
22 October – 31 December 31 March

Once the grace period has ended the child reverts to just being eligible for the universal 15 hours only. 

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