Paid Parental Leave Calculator

You can use the official Paid Parental Leave Pay Calculator provided by Services Australia (previously known as Centrelink) to estimate your potential Paid Parental Leave (PPL) payments. Here’s how you can access and use the calculator:

  1. Visit the Services Australia website: Go to the Services Australia website at
  2. Navigate to the Payment and Service Finder: Look for the “Payment and Service Finder” tool on the website. You can usually find it under the “Payments” or “Online Services” section.
  3. Access the Paid Parental Leave Pay Calculator: Within the Payment and Service Finder, search for the Paid Parental Leave Pay Calculator. This tool allows you to estimate your potential PPL payments based on your specific circumstances.
  4. Enter your details: Follow the instructions provided by the calculator to enter relevant details, such as your due date or adoption date, work history, income information, and other required information.
  5. Receive the estimate: After entering all the necessary details, the calculator will provide you with an estimate of your potential PPL payments. The estimate will typically include the number of weeks you may be eligible for PPL and the expected payment amount.

Please note that the calculator provides an estimate and the actual PPL payment may vary based on the final assessment by Services Australia. It’s important to consult with Services Australia or visit their official website for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding your specific eligibility and entitlements for Paid Parental Leave.