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Call our Multilingual Phone Service to speak with us in your language about your Centrelink payments and services.
To get this you must:
- care for a newborn or newly adopted child
- have met the income test
- not be working or taking paid leave during your Dad and Partner Pay period
- have met the work test.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
If you're an employer, read more about the Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers and how to help your employees.
How much you can get
Dad and Partner Pay is currently $772.55 per week before tax. It’s based on the weekly rate of the national minimum wage. You can receive it for up to 2 weeks.
How to claim
Complete the following steps to claim Dad and Partner Pay. Before you start, check if you can get it.
How your payments are impacted
Dad and Partner Pay is a taxable payment. It may affect your tax obligations and other payments.