It also depends on your and your partner’s income and assets.
We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year.
Parenting Payment is a taxable Centrelink payment. Read about paying tax on your payment.
The table shows the most you can get each fortnight if you’re single or partnered. It is a guide only. The amounts may be different if you are over age pension age.
|Your circumstance||Your maximum fortnightly payment from 20 March 2022|
|Single||$880.20 includes Parenting Payment and a pension supplement of $25.20.|
|Partnered, separated due to illness, respite care or prison||$691.00|
If you’re eligible for Parenting Payment you will also get Energy Supplement. You may also get Rent Assistance. You don’t need to submit a claim for Rent Assistance. We assess your eligibility when you claim Parenting Payment.
Other payments you may get depending on your circumstances can include any of the following:
- Pharmaceutical Allowance
- Telephone Allowance
- Education Entry Payment
- Pensioner Education Supplement
- Mobility Allowance
- Remote Area Allowance.
You can also apply for Families payments for your children if you aren’t already getting them.