188.8.131.52 Dad & Partner Pay (DAPP) Objectives
The objective of DAPP is to provide financial support to fathers and partners caring for newborn or newly adopted children, in order to:
- increase the time that fathers and partners take off work around the time of birth or adoption, and
- create further opportunities for fathers and partners to bond with the child, and
- allow fathers and partners to take a greater share of caring responsibilities and to support mothers and partners from the beginning.
Act reference: PPLAct Part 1-1 Division 1A Objects of this Act