Getting additional payments and support

As a new parent, you may be able to get other payments and support.

After your baby is born or adopted you may be able to get financial support for the costs of child care.

If you have a low income, you may be able to get either or both:

You or your partner may be able to get Parental Leave Pay.

If your child has a disability

You may be eligible for these payments and services:

Other support

We may also provide support with living costs such as:

To find help for new parents in your area go to the Payment and Service Finder.

Page last updated: 2 August 2022.
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