Baby Bonus

Baby Bonus is a payment to help with the costs of a newborn child.

Eligibility

You may qualify if a baby comes into your care within 26 weeks of birth and you are likely to be providing care for 26 weeks or more.

A claim needs to be lodged within 52 weeks of birth.

Further information

·        visit www.familyassist.gov.au

·        call the Family Assistance Office on 13 6150  or

·        visit the Family Assistance Office located in Medicare offices and Centrelink Customer Service Centres