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An assessment of periodic child support is made by DHS after either parent makes an application. To make a calculation, DHS applies a formula that takes into account the care arrangements for the child/ren and the income of each parent. DHS then notifies each parent of the amount they are entitled to receive or are required to pay.

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Family Courts launch COVID-19 List to deal with urgent parenting disputes

Commencing today (29 April 2020) the Australian Family Courts have established a court list dedicated to deal exclusively with urgent parenting-related disputes that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is Your Marriage Void?

The definition of marriage in Australia has been a topic of significant debate of late, with recent changes to the law same sex couples to legally marry.

Court authorisation no longer required for young transgendered people to obtain treatment for Gender Dysphoria

A Gender Dysphoria diagnosis involves a conflict between a person’s physical gender and the gender with which they identify. This can cause a person distress including anxiety, depression and self-harm.

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