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Resources for separating parents

The Child Support Agencyis responsible for the Australian Government’s Child Support Scheme...

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Shared care an unintended consequence

The law of unintended consequences, often cited but rarely defined, is that actions of people—and especially of government—always have effects that are...

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Shared care – payoffs and pitfalls

Read the papers, online websites or watch TV and every other week there seems to be ongoing controversy about family law – dissatisfaction with a court decision or various interest groups criticising the law...

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Shared care, shared income?

The first overhaul of Australia’s child support system in two decades has been two years in the making for 4000 agency staff, so when it is implemented from...

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Shared care…shared responsibility

The biggest changes to the Family Law Act since the 70’s have now been in force for twelve months. The weekend dad of the past, if he chooses...

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Yours, mine and ours

“You’re not my mummy – I’m not going to do what you say!” Four-year-old Brooke pouted with hands on hips, before prancing into her bedroom...

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