Court ordered periodic child maintenance

Court ordered periodic child support for children not covered under the child support legislation.

You need to know

About court ordered periodic child maintenance

The Federal Circuit Court and Family Courts may make orders for child maintenance payments for children not covered by child support legislation.

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Child support and your Family Tax Benefit Part A

Any child support you receive can affect how much Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A you get.

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Changes of circumstances that affect your child support

We need to know about changes that could affect your child support.

Read more about how a change of circumstances can affect your child support

Notifying us

Once you have read about court orders for child maintenance the next steps are to:

  1. collect any supporting documents
  2. submit your court order to us with any supporting documents

Notify us

Paying child support

How to pay child support

There are different ways to make child support payments.

Read more about payment methods for child support

Collecting child support

Choose a collection option

The person who will receive child support can choose how the paying parent pays them.

Read more about collection options

Page last updated: 11 January 2018