Support for new parents on leave from work
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A payment of $719.35 a week for up to 2 weeks while you’re on unpaid leave from work to care for your new child.
- be caring for a newborn or newly adopted child
- individually earned less than $150,000 in the last financial year
- not be working or taking paid leave during your Dad and Partner Pay period
- have done enough work in the 13 months before to meet the work test
If you're an employer, read more about the Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers and how to assist your employees.