Financial support for basic dental services for children aged between 2 and 17 years.

Eligibility is assessed at the beginning of each calendar year and is valid for the whole of that calendar year. If you become eligible part way through a calendar year you will only get benefits under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule from the date of Medicare eligibility.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • aged between 2 and 17 for at least 1 day of the calendar year
  • eligible for Medicare, and recieves
    • Family Tax Benefit Part A
    • Parenting Payment, or
    • Double Orphan Pension

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