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    Default baby bonus?

    how long after you post the *forms away do you start to receive payments?
    (*the forms you get at the hospital when bub is born)

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    Took about a month for us might have been just under.

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    Centrelink processing is 28 days if everything is provided with the forms. You might receive a payment 2 weeks after that. So I would say worse case scenario is 6 weeks, as they are normally on top of claims.

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    Ours took 9 weeks for the first payment

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    Ours took 37 days after lodging the forms in person.

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    I only learnt on bubhub that I can prepare the claim before the birth which I did this time and hopefully it will speed up things

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    Took 36 days (5 weeks 6 days) from the day we handed our form into FAO. We got our first payment on Tuesday.

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    GrabbyCrabby is offline She is everything I need, that I never knew I wanted... She is everything I want, that I never knew I needed...
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    We were told to allow up to 28 days for processing. Will see how accurate that estimate is

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    We were told 6-8 weeks but I got it in my bank account 9 days after I did the paperwork ad handed it in...
    That was due to Easter as They processes all new claims before the outstanding ones.... Weirdos

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    I was expecting it to take 6 or so weeks but got my first payment last week about 10 days after sending off the paperwork.


 

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