Changing your Parental Leave Pay start date

You can request to change the start date of your Parental Leave Pay period, as long as it hasn’t started.

If you have submitted your claim for Paid Parental Leave, you may request to change the start date as long as your Paid Parental Leave period hasn’t started.

If you have received advice from us that your claim has been assessed, you may request a change to your nominated start date using your Centrelink online account through myGov. Select Paid Parental Leave Circumstances once you’ve logged on.

If your claim hasn’t yet been assessed, please call the Families line.

Page last updated: 9 October 2017