Eligibility for a child support assessment
To be eligible for a child support assessment you must meet residence rules. You also must be the legal parent or non-parent carer of the child.
Child support between Australia and New Zealand
We have special arrangements for collecting and paying child support between Australia and New Zealand.
What you need to know about your child support assessment
How a child support assessment works.
How your percentage of care affects your child support payments
We consider each parent or non-parent carer’s care of the child as part of our child support assessment. This is their percentage of care.
We are considering changing your Child Support Assessment form (CS2898)
Use this form when we are considering changing your child support assessment.
Separation details form (MOD S)
Use this form to let us know you’ve separated from your partner.
Help when you’re deciding to separate
Separating can impact your finances, family, and other areas in your life.
Family Tax Benefit Part A payment rates
The amount of Family Tax Benefit Part A we’ll pay you depends on your situation.
Child Support statutory declaration - the persons named in the form are named on the birth certificate for the children form (CS4648)
Use this form to make a statutory declaration if you and the other person named in your child support application are named on the birth certificate for the child.
Basic child support formula
This formula is for parents with only one child support assessment.