Information for custodians
Find out what your entitlement to child support may be and how and when payments can be made to you. Also included is information about the details we need to know to ensure you get the right amount and what to do if you get overpaid.
Information on how to apply, when you'll receive your entitlement, general information and when to contact us about your changes.
Child support is money paid by parents who aren't living with their children to help support those children financially. Here you'll find answers to questions that parents or other caregivers who receive child support often ask.
We've compiled a checklist of changes that may have an impact on your child support assessment. If one or more of these has happened to you, please contact Child Support as soon as possible so we can update your records and ensure you continue to pay the right amount.
Information on what happens if you get overpaid child support.
Information on administrative reviews, how to apply or respond. Also information on Commissioner and exemption reviews.
A reciprocal agreement allows one country to use the other country to collect child support from paying parents who are living in the other country.
An explanation of the words and phrases that we use in child support. Both for our Look at Account Information (online service screens) and child support in general.
Date published: 23 Oct 2004
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