Posted on: Sep 13, 2016

From 1 July 2016 the maximum rate of paid parental leave for eligible employees and self-employed parents increased.

Employees’ weekly parental leave payments will now equal the greater of:

  • ordinary weekly pay, or
  • average weekly income

up to the maximum weekly amount of $527.72 gross (gross means before any deductions eg income tax) per week.  Previously the maximum payment was $516.85 per week.


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