Payment rates for Baby Bonus
Baby Bonus is a non-taxable, income tested payment of $5,000 per eligible child paid in 13 fortnightly instalments. If your baby has died or was stillborn, you may ask for your Baby Bonus to be paid in a lump sum.
If you have twins, you can be paid Baby Bonus for each child. If you are also eligible for Parental Leave Pay, you may choose to get Baby Bonus for one child and Parental Leave Pay for the other.