Dad and Partner Pay

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.

This information was printed Monday 20 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/dad-and-partner-pay/eligibility/residence-rules It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 1 January 2019