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Updated modelling on child support reforms report

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Updated modelling on child support reforms

On 14 August the Australian Government released updated analysis of the third stage of the child support reforms introduced by the previous government, which includes the new child support formula.

A copy of the full analysis is available from the FAHCSIA website.

Download PDF: Update to the population impact of the new child support formula - PDF [150kB]

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Updated modelling on child support reforms


Updated report on the population impact of the new child support formula (July 2009)

13 August 2009

This updated analysis details changes over the first six months' operation of the new child support formula

Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. The new child support formula: what's different?

3. New Principles

4. Results

5. Caveats

The use of child support money in meeting housing costs

Kristin Natalier, University of Tasmania School of Sociology and Social Work

This paper explores how - and indeed, if - child support money is a useful resource in meeting the housing needs of the children of separated parents and the resident parent who receives the payments.

To access the paper, go to: http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/ASPC2009/papers/Paper278.pdf

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