How much you can get
How much Parenting Payment you can get depends on your and your partner’s circumstances.
It also depends on your and your partner’s income and assets.
We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year.
The table shows the most you can get each fortnight if you’re single or in a couple.
|Your circumstance||Your maximum fortnightly amount|
|Single||$776.10 including the Pension Supplement|
|In a couple||$501.70|
|In a couple, separated due to illness, respite care or prison||$601.10|
Page last updated: 20 March 2019