Parenting

Child support

Australian Government assistance

The child support program provides information to help parents manage their financial child support responsibilities following separation or divorce. This includes the provision of an online child support assessment tool, as well as the means to explore payments based on your situation.

State assistance

The Child Support Unit of the Legal Services Commission of South Australia offers a complete service to payers and payees in relation to all child support and maintenance issues. The unit offers free legal advice and they can talk with you about:

  • parentage disputes
  • DNA testing
  • help to complete Child Support Agency forms
  • changing your child support assessment in special circumstances
  • child support agreements
  • objections and appeals
  • maintenance payments for adult children (over 18)
  • overseas child support
  • spousal maintenance.

Contact the Child Support Unit

Online

Phone

8111 5576 or 1300 366 424 for country callers


Related information

Other websites

Support for Aboriginal people - Australian Government Department of Human Services


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Page last updated 18 August 2017

Provided by:
Department for Education and Child Development
URL:
http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/family-and-community/parenting/child-support
Last Updated:
18/08/17
Printed on:
25/11/17
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