A formal agreement between parents or carers about child support that doesn’t need independent legal advice.
You need to know
About limited child support agreements
A limited child support agreement is an agreement between parents or carers about child support payments and how they are paid.
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've read about limited child support agreements, the next steps are to:
- decide if you'll negotiate a limited child support agreement with the other parent
- use the Child Support Agreement form or draft your terms separately
- submit your agreement and any supporting documents
- apply for acceptance of the agreement either in writing or over the phone
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.