What can affect your payments

Understand what can affect your Parental Leave Pay for a child born or adopted from 1 July 2023.

A number of things can affect your Parental Leave Pay.

To get Parental Leave Pay, you must be on leave or not working. If you work for more than one hour, we consider this work.

Read more about choosing how to take your payment.

There are rules about how long you can get Parental Leave Pay when you travel outside Australia.

Page last updated: 27 March 2023.
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