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If you leave Australia to live in another country, your payment will stop when you depart.
If your travel is short term, you may continue to get your payment. But you must remain qualified and your absence must not exceed 56 weeks.
If you hold most temporary protection type visas, you can’t get Parental Leave Pay overseas for a child born or adopted from 1 July 2023 for any reason.
When you get Parental Leave Pay for a child born or adopted from 1 July 2023, you need to tell us if you’re leaving Australia in some situations.