You adopt a child
If you're adopting a child, you may be eligible for Newborn Upfront Payment and Newborn Supplement.
This is if both of the following apply:
- the child of any age is placed in your or your partner's care by an authorised party as part of the adoption process
- you become eligible for FTB Part A within 12 months of the child coming into your or your partner's care.
Page last updated: 4 November 2019
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