Access Child Support
The child support scheme aims to ensure that children receive an appropriate level of financial support from parents who are separated.
Information about child support
Child Support Info Service telephone number: 131 272
For information on child support see Parent’s Guide to Child Support.
To find the phone number for a specific Centrelink child support service see here.
Child Support Legal Services
To get legal advice about obtaining child support:
In Victoria contact the Child Support Legal Service provided by Legal Aid Victoria; Phone: 1300 792 387
In NSW contact the Child Support Service run by Legal Aid NSW; Phone: 1300 888 529. To make an appointment call 02 9633 9916 (Sydney) or 1800 451 784 (regional)
In Queensland contact Legal Aid Queensland; Phone: 1300 651 188
In Tasmania contact Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania; Phone: 1300 366 611
In South Australia contact the Child Support Help Line at the Legal Services Commission of SA; Phone: (08) 8111 5576 or 1300 366 424 for country callers
In Western Australia contact Legal Aid WA; Phone: 1300 650 579
In the Northern Territory contact NT Legal Aid Commission; Phone 1800 019 343
In the ACT contact Legal Aid ACT; Phone: 1300 654 314