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    Default what do you consider minimum income?

    Spinoff from the Baby bonus thread.
    What do you consider to be minimum income (and therefore a fair rate of paid parenting leave)?

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    I think about $550 - $650 pw.
    This was what I was getting as a retail minion, higher rare for weekends or PH of course.

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    Around $500 to $600

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    minimum income for me would be $500 - $600

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    I agree with the others. Around 30k/year.

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    Define good?

    For us about $600 per week total household income after tax = Surviving nicely.

    'Good' to me be more like 700-800.

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    Yeah, about what the others have said. $500-$600pw.

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    The government gazetted minimum wage is $15.51ph or $581.63 for a 37.5 hour week

    It's a shame they expect single parents to survive on less

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    500-600

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    Depends on your outgoings! Our mortgage alone is more than the weekly amount people have stated. We live totally within our means - it just depends on your income, doesn't it? If you earn more chances are you will have a bigger mortgage, etc.

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