Payment rates on Parenting Payment
If you get Parenting Payment the Energy Supplement amount you get depends on your and your partner’s circumstances and the payment or services you get.
How much Energy Supplement you’ll get each fortnight depends on if you’re single or have a partner.
You’ll get the following amount of Energy Supplement each fortnight:
- $12.00 each fortnight if you’re single
- $7.90 each fortnight if you have a partner.
If you get Parenting Payment, you’ll usually get Energy Supplement fortnightly. We pay it with your regular payment. You may also be able to get Energy Supplement quarterly.
You can change how often you get your payment at any time by calling us on your regular payment line.
Page last updated: 21 January 2019
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