You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Parenting Payment, and how much you'll get.
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Who can get it
You must meet certain criteria to get Parenting Payment.
Principal carer rules
To get Parenting Payment you must be the principal carer of a child.
To get Parenting Payment you must be an Australian resident and in Australia.
Income and assets tests
Your and your partner’s income and assets must be below the limits for Parenting Payment. The amount you get depends on your and your partner’s income and assets.
How much you can get
How much Parenting Payment you can get depends on your family situation.
You may have to wait before your payments start.