The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. TheĀ information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

Paid Parental Leave Guide updates - 2022

7 November 2022 (v1.78)

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1.1.P.130 Permissible break Clarified policy.
2.3.2.50 Permissible break for DAPP Clarified policy.

1 July 2022 (v1.77)

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1.1.I.20 Income test Updated definition.
1.1.P.190 PPL income limit Updated to reflect indexation.
2.1.1 Eligibility differences between PLP & DAPP Clarified policy.
2.2.3 PPL scheme income test for PLP Clarified policy.
2.2.3.40 Historical income limits for PLP Updated to reflect indexation.
2.3.3 PPL scheme income test for DAPP Clarified policy.
2.3.3.40 Historical income limits for DAPP Updated to reflect indexation.
3.1.1 PLP - current rate Updated rates.
3.1.2 DAPP - current rate Updated rates.
3.2.1 PLP - historical rates Updated rate.
3.2.2 DAPP - historical rates Updated rate.

9 May 2022 (v1.76)

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4.1.4 NominatedĀ start date for PPL Period Clarified policy.
4.1.11 Effective claims for PLP (flexible PPL) Clarified policy.

7 February 2022 (v1.75)

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9.1.6 Person issued with a security notice Clarified policy.

4 January 2022 (v1.74)

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1.1.C.166 COVID-19 Australian Government payment New page.
1.1.Q.20 Qualifying work Clarified policy.
1.1.W.30 Work test Updated policy.
1.2.2.40 Other matters impacted by PLP or DAPP Removed reference to ceased payment.
2.2.1.10 PLP core eligibility requirements Updated policy.
2.2.2.10 When a person satisfies the work test for PLP Updated policy.
2.2.2.20 Work test for PLP Updated policy.
2.2.2.30 Premature birth & pregnancy-related complications or illness for PLP Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.2.35 Special circumstances for PLP New page.
2.2.2.40 Activities considered as 'work' for PLP Updated policy.
2.3.2.10 When a person satisfies the work test for DAPP Clarified policy.
2.3.2.20 Work test for DAPP Clarified policy.
2.3.2.35 Special circumstances for DAPP New page.
2.3.2.40 Activities considered as 'work' for DAPP Updated to reflect legislative change.