How much you can get

The amount of Stillborn Baby Payment you can get depends on when your baby was born.

This payment is:

  • a one off lump sum
  • tax free.

It can be part of Income Management.

If your baby’s birth is on or after 1 July 2021

The amount of Stillborn Baby Payment you’ll get is $3,639.04.

If you have a multiple birth, you’ll get either:

  • $3,639.04 for each stillborn baby
  • Parental Leave Pay for one and Stillborn Baby Payment of $3,639.04 for others.

If your baby’s birth was on or after 1 January 2021

The amount of Stillborn Baby Payment you’ll get is $3,606.81.

If you have a multiple birth, you’ll get either:

  • $3,606.81 for each stillborn baby
  • Parental Leave Pay for one and Stillborn Baby Payment of $3,606.81 for others.

If your baby’s birth was before 1 January 2021

The amount of Stillborn Baby Payment you get depends on if this is your first stillborn baby.

For one baby you’ll get either:

  • $2,279.89 if this is your first stillborn baby
  • $1,140.57 if this is not your first stillborn baby.

If you have a multiple birth you’ll get either:

  • $2,279.89 for each stillborn baby
  • Parental Leave Pay for one and Stillborn Baby Payment of $2,279.89 for others.
Next: How to claim

Complete the following steps to claim Stillborn Baby Payment. Before you start, check if you can get it.

Page last updated: 1 July 2021