Family Tax Benefit

A two part payment that helps with the cost of raising children.

Eligibility basics

  • have a dependent child or secondary student younger than 20 years of age who is not receiving a pension, payment or benefit such as Youth Allowance
  • provide care for the child for at least 35% of the time
  • meet an income test


You might be affected by recent changes. Read more about changes to family payments.

Page last updated: 20 September 2016