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    Default Does single parent payment go up for subsequent children?

    Hi there,
    I am due with no 2 in November and am working towards renting my own place very soon (have been living with my parents for the last 3 months after leaving abusive ex husband) however I'm trying to work out a budget first.
    I currently receive $1167 for single parent payment and FTB (that's the total amount of the two combined), as far as I'm aware it's the maximum payment for a single mother of one with full time care.
    Now I'm just wondering will this go up at all with 2nd baby and if so by how much?

    Thank you!

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    Neither. PPS is a set amount regardless of how many kids you have. FTB A will go up. If you use the estimator and put in you have two kids (put a dummy DOB to get it to work) you will get a good idea if what your payments will be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pixie Dust View Post
    Neither. PPS is a set amount regardless of how many kids you have. FTB A will go up. If you use the estimator and put in you have two kids (put a dummy DOB to get it to work) you will get a good idea if what your payments will be.
    This, plus child support will increase.

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    Nope its set amount like others said but your ftb will go up with rent assistance.


 

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