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Determinations/Other as amended, taking into account amendments up to Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)
Administered by: Education and Training
Registered 12 Aug 2013
Start Date 01 Jul 2013
End Date 01 Jan 2016
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2016
Repealed by Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (Education) Determination 2015

Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2013

as amended

 

made under section 4 of the

 

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

This compilation was prepared on 5 August 2013 taking into account amendments up to Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules)  (DEEWR) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1) (F2013L01180).

Prepared by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

 

 


 

Part 1        Preliminary

 

1            Name of Determination [see Note 1]

This Determination is the Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2013.

2            Commencement [see Note 1]

This Determination commences on 1 July 2013.

3            Revocation

The Family Assistance (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2009 is revoked.

4            Definitions

In this Determination:

Act means the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.

Australian Immunisation Handbook means the 10th edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook, published by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Note:   As of 1 July 2013, the Australian Immunisation Handbook can be found at:

http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/Handbook10-home.

Hib means Haemophilis influenza type b.

5            Application

(1)     This Determination applies to child care benefit.

(2)     This Determination applies to all claims for child care benefit made on or after 1 July 2013.


Part 2        Vaccination schedules

6            Standard vaccination schedule

(1)     For paragraph (a) of the definition of immunised in section 3 of the Act, the standard vaccination schedule for a child is determined by the following table.

 

If the child was born…

… then the standard vaccination schedule for the child is the schedule set out in the following Schedule to this determination

before 1 July 2012

Schedule 1

on or after 1 July 2012 and before 1 July 2013

Schedule 2

on or after 1 July 2013

Schedule 3

(2)     The following paragraphs form part of the standard vaccination schedules mentioned in subsection (1):

(a)     a child must receive a vaccination against each antigen or disease mentioned in column 3 of an item of the standard vaccination schedule for the child within one month of reaching the age mentioned in column 2 for that item; and

(b)     the vaccine for the vaccination against each antigen or disease mentioned in the standard vaccination schedule for a child must be, if the child receives the vaccination in Australia:

(i)      administered to the child by a recognised immunisation provider; and

(ii)     registered as a vaccine for the antigen or disease on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.


7              Catch up vaccination schedule

(1)     For paragraph (b) of the definition of immunised in section 3 of the Act, the catch up vaccination schedule for a child is the catch up vaccination schedule for the child determined in accordance with section 2.1.5 of the Australian Immunisation Handbook, to the extent that the schedule relates to the antigens and diseases mentioned in column 3 of Schedules 1 to 3 of this Determination (relevant antigens and diseases).

(2)     The following paragraphs form part of the catch up vaccination schedules mentioned in subsection (1) for a child:

(a)     a child must receive a vaccination against each antigen or disease in the catch up vaccination schedule for the child within one month of reaching the age that the catch up vaccination schedule for the child states the child should be so vaccinated; and

(b)     the vaccine for the vaccination against each antigen or disease mentioned in the catch up vaccination schedule for a child must be, if the child receives the vaccination in Australia:

(i)      administered to the child by a recognised immunisation provider; and

(ii)     registered as a vaccine for the antigen or disease on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.


Schedule 1        Standard vaccination schedule – child born before 1 July 2012

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Child’s age

Antigen or disease

1

2 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

2

4 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

3

6 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B (or at 12 months)

4

12 months

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

Hib

Hepatitis B (or at 6 months)

5

4 years

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Measles

Mumps

Rubella


Schedule 2        Standard vaccination schedule – child born on or after 1 July 2012 and before 1 July 2013

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Child’s age

Antigen or disease

1

2 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

2

4 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

3

6 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B (or at 12 months)

4

12 months

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

Hib

Hepatitis B (or at 6 months)

Meningococcal C

5

18 months

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

Varicella


6

4 years

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio



Schedule 3        Standard vaccination schedule – child born on or after 1 July 2013

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Child’s age

Antigen or disease

1

2 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

Pneumococcal

2

4 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

Pneumococcal

3

6 months

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio

Hib

Hepatitis B

Pneumococcal

4

12 months

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

Hib

Meningococcal C

5

18 months

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

Varicella

6

4 years

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Pertussis

Polio




 

Notes to the Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2013

Note 1

The Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2013 (in force under section 4 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Title

Date of FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Determination 2013

19 June 2013 (see F2013l01057)

1 July 2013

Child Care Benefit (Vaccination Schedules) (DEEWR) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)

27 June 2013 (see F2013L01180)

1 July 2013



 


 

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Part 2, s.6(1), table............. .

Schedule 1, title…………….

Schedule 2, title…………….

Schedule 2, table, column 3, item 5………………….

Schedule 2, note at foot of table………………………

Schedule 3, title……………

Schedule 3, table, column 3, item 3………………….

Schedule 3, table, column 3, item 4………………….

Schedule 3, table column 3, item 5…………………….

Schedule 3, note at foot of table………………………

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