1.2.16 Multiple birth allowance (MBA) - description
- the children turn 16 years of age, or
- if at least 3 of the children are senior secondary school children (1.1.S.27), until the end of the calendar year in which the first born of those children turns 18 years of age.
The following table shows the current annual rates of MBA.
|Number of children||Rate|
|Quadruplets (or more)||$5,489.60|
MBA is payable as part of an individual's fortnightly FTB Part A instalment, or as a lump sum payment at the end of the financial year when FTB reconciliation requirements are met.