Your options and obligations for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement.
In this section
Changing your claim to Parental Leave Pay
You can change from Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement to Parental Leave Pay if you think it's a better option for you.
Balancing your payment and supplement
We’ll check you received the right payment amounts when we balance your family assistance at the end of the financial year.
Change of circumstances
You need to tell us if your circumstances change.
Payments while outside Australia
To get your payment or concession card while outside Australia, you must continue to meet the qualification rules for that payment or concession card.
My bank account is overdrawn
You can get help to manage your money if your bank account is overdrawn.