Parental Leave Pay is changing

Published: 21 March 2024

This will affect you if your child is born or adopted from 1 July 2024.

From 1 July 2024, Parental Leave Pay is increasing to 110 days. It’ll then increase by 10 days each July until 2026. This means how many Parental Leave Pay days your family will get depends on your child’s date of birth or adoption.

Child’s date of birth or adoption is fromYour family can get up to
1 July 2023100 days
1 July 2024110 days
1 July 2025120 days
1 July 2026130 days

There are more changes for children born or adopted from 1 July 2025.

Find out more about Paid Parental Leave scheme changes.

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