I am a recipient
If you applied for child support in New Zealand and are moving to Australia, you must contact the Australian Department of Human Services 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 DHS from New Zealand on 0800 440 953.
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 DHS from New Zealand on 0800 440 953.