Dad and Partner Pay

Provides up to 2 weeks government funded pay to dads or partners caring for a newborn or recently adopted child.

Eligibility basics

  • provide care for a newborn or recently adopted child
  • meet a work and income test
  • be on unpaid leave or not working while getting the payment
You might be affected by recent changes. Read more about changes to family payments.

Page last updated: 20 September 2016