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- be the primary carer of a newborn or newly adopted child
- individually earned less than $150,000 in the last financial year
- be on leave or not working whilst receiving Parental Leave Pay
- have done enough work in the 13 months before to meet the work test
If you are an employer, read more about the Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers and how it might affect your business.
To get Parental Leave Pay, you need to meet certain criteria.
Parental Leave Pay is currently $740.60 per week before tax. This is based on the weekly rate of the national minimum wage.
Complete the following steps to claim Parental Leave Pay. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Your options and obligations for Parental Leave Pay.
What can impact Parental Leave Pay.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Parental Leave Pay.
Page last updated: 17 September 2019