The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

4 Objecting, seeking a review, appealing & applying to court


A parent can seek an internal review of certain decisions made by the Registrar, an external review of certain other decisions made by the Registrar and a judicial review of some decisions. A parent can also apply to a court for orders about a range of other child support matters.


The chapters in this part describe the rules relating to objections, reviews, appeals and court applications under the child support legislation.

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