Payment options for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement

You can choose to have your Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement paid to you as a lump sum or fortnightly.

If you choose to receive Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A fortnightly, you will automatically receive Newborn Upfront Payment of $532 as a lump sum. Newborn Supplement will be paid for up to 13 weeks with your regular FTB Part A payment.

If you choose to receive FTB Part A as a lump sum after the end of the financial year, Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement will be included in that lump sum payment.

Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement may be subject to Income Management. You may also use Newborn Supplement to pay bills through Centrepay.

Page last updated: 9 October 2017