How your payments are impacted
What can impact Parental Leave Pay.
Some things can affect your Parental Leave Pay.
To get Parental Leave Pay, you must be on leave or not have returned to work.
There are rules about how long you can get Parental Leave Pay when you travel outside Australia.
Read more about how you can keep in touch with your workplace without losing your Parental Leave Pay.
If you and your employer agree, you can keep in touch with your workplace without losing your Parental Leave Pay.
You can do occasional tasks to check on your business or to ensure it stays operational. You can do this without losing your entitlement to Parental Leave Pay.
Parental Leave Pay is part of your taxable income. It can affect some payments and services.
There are some changes that may affect you if you get family payments.
We have a range of other services, tools and information to help you manage your payment or get extra support.
Page last updated: 19 May 2021
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