You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Dad and Partner Pay, and how much you'll get.
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Who can get it
You need to meet certain criteria to get Dad and Partner Pay.
Your relationship status
If you’re a member of a couple, it can affect what payments you can get and your payment rate.
How much you need to work
You need to meet a work test to be eligible for Dad and Partner Pay.
Unpaid parental leave entitlements
Dad and Partner Pay doesn't change your workplace leave entitlements.
Adjusted taxable income
We use your adjusted taxable income to assess your eligibility for some payments, supplements, support and benefits.
You must be an Australian resident and meet residence rules to get Dad and Partner Pay.