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.
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.
Changes of circumstances that affect your child support
We need to know about changes that could affect your child support.
Once you have read about court orders for child maintenance the next steps are to:
- collect any supporting documents
- submit your court order to us with any supporting documents
Paying child support
How to pay child support
There are different ways to make child support payments.
Collecting child support
Choose a collection option
The person who will receive child support can choose how the paying parent pays them.