Apply for Paid Parental Leave (CPPL)

Use this page to find information, forms and how to apply for the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme

Getting started

The Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (CPPL) federal scheme provides the basic minimum wage to eligible new parents. Find out more about eligibility and daily rates from the Department of Human Services website.​​

How to

Apply for CPPL:

  1. If this is relevant to you, your agency HR is responsible for assisting you to complete a CPPL application form

  2. To accompany the CPPL application form, you must source Centrelink Determination, Confirmation and Payability Letters

  3. You must complete the CPPL application form and return it along with the Centrelink Determination, Confirmation and Payability Letters to your agency HR department

  4. Your agency HR then completes their sections on the CPPL application form (to add their letterhead, logo, contact details, name and ABN)

Follow the steps to Submit a CPPL application

Your agency HR department is responsible for forwarding the form to the dedicated Shared Services SA CPPL team, along with Centrelink Determination, Confirmation and Payability Letters prior to Payroll Services providing your CPPL Payments

Payments are process upon completion of ALL steps above

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