Parenting Payment

How much you can get

How much Parenting Payment you can get depends on your family situation.

This table shows the most amount you can get each fortnight. The amount you get will depend on your and your partner’s income and assets.

We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year. The table is a guide only.

If you're the most you can get each fortnight is
single $762.40 including the Pension Supplement
in a couple $492.80
in a couple, separated due to illness, respite care or prison $590.40

Page last updated: 12 May 2018