A program within Services Australia delivers Centrelink payments. Centrelink is responsible for delivering family assistance payments, including PLP and DAPP, to Australian families. Centrelink is responsible for deciding whether a person is eligible to be paid PLP or DAPP and other family assistance payments and determining whether the person is to be paid their PLP by their employer or directly by Centrelink.
Information about Centrelink services available to families can be found in the Families section of the Services Australia website.
Act reference: Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997 section 8A Chief Executive Centrelink's service delivery functions, section 12 Delegation