Parental Leave Pay

Financial support for up to 18 weeks to help working parents care for a newborn or recently adopted child.

Eligibility basics

  • be the primary carer of a newborn or recently adopted child
  • meet a work and income test
  • be on leave or not working from the time you become your child's primary carer until the end of your Paid Parental Leave period
The way we assess reportable fringe benefits as part of your adjusted taxable income is changing. Read more about reportable fringe benefits.

Page last updated: 10 October 2016