Residence rules

You must be an Australian resident and meet residence rules to get Dad and Partner Pay.

You must be an Australian resident and meet residence rules.

You must be living in Australia and either:

Newly arrived residents generally have to wait 2 years before getting this payment, with some exemptions.

You must continue to meet the residence rules for each day of your Dad and Partner Pay period.

Page last updated: 13 June 2019

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