Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement
A lump sum and an increase to your Family Tax Benefit Part A payment when you start caring for a baby or child that's recently come into your care.
To get this you must:
- care for a baby or child who’s recently come into your care
- be eligible for Family Tax Benefit Part A
- not be getting Parental Leave Pay for the same child.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
You may be eligible for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement if you or your partner have a baby or a child comes into your care.
The amount you get depends on your family’s income and how many children you have.
When you claim Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for your child we’ll check if you’re eligible for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement.
Your options and obligations for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement.
Page last updated: 4 November 2019
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