Child Support Calculator
This child support calculator estimates how much child support the higher earning parent will pay if you are a separated parent who is ordinarily residing in Australia. It is based on the 8-Step formula as defined by the Department of Human Services (DHS) – see Detailed Explanation of the Child Support Formula
This calculator offers a reliable ESTIMATE of child support for the vast majority of parents - see exceptions below calculator.
If you are entering into a child support arrangement with your child's other parent based on a government assessment, the Department of Human Services determine the exact amounts payable or receivable based on the information supplied by parents and any other relevant information available.
Situations where the calculator may not provide a reliable estimate
- Where the parents have multiple child support arrangements.
- If you have additional children living at home you may pay less or recieve more than is indicated in the estimate.