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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

I am a recipient

If you applied for child support in New Zealand and are moving to Australia, you must contact Services Australia to make an assessment for child support in Australia.

You will have to let us know you are leaving so we can cancel payments and you can start receiving entitlements in Australia. You can do this through myIR, or call us on 0800 221 221.

You can also call Services Australia  from New Zealand on 0800 440 953.

If you have already moved to Australia, call our international number: 1800 504 042. You can call Services Australia on 131 272.

I am a paying parent

If you were assessed in New Zealand and are moving to Australia you need to let us know so you can continue paying your child support.

It is important to give us your income details otherwise we will estimate your income to assess your child support payments and you could end up paying more.

All you need to do is update your address, income and banking details in myIR, or give us a call us on 0800 221 221.

Call Services Australia from New Zealand on 0800 440 953.

If you have already moved to Australia, call our international number: 1800 504 042. You can call Services Australia on 131 272.

Last updated: 19 Jul 2021
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