Child Support Unit

 For advice and information telephone 8111 5576
or 1300 366 424 for country callers.  

The Child Support Unit offers a complete service to payers and payees in relation to all child support and maintenance issues, including providing independent legal advice in relation to:

  • Changes to the Child Support Scheme
  • Paternity disputes & DNA testing
  • Completing Department of Human Services - Child Support forms
  • Changing your Child Support Assessment
  • Child Support Agreements
  • AAT Appeals in Child Support Matters
  • Court Applications and Responses
  • Adult Child (Over 18) Maintenance (where the adult child is completing their education or has special needs)
  • Overseas Child Support and Maintenance Issues
  • Spousal Maintenance

For child support advice and information telephone 8111 5576Initial contact is provided by a free, confidential, telephone callback service, and a free follow-up interview can be arranged where required. The services of an interpreter can be obtained if necessary. Appointments can be conducted by telephone, or at the Adelaide, Elizabeth or Noarlunga offices of the Commission.

Further assistance (subject to means and merit tests) can be provided for clients whose matters require legal representation.

The Child Support Unit is part of the Family Law Practice Division of the Legal Services Commission and has no connection to the Department of Human Services' Child Support branch.

Contact us now via Facebook

The Child Support Unit are now utilising the social media community Facebook to promote their services and provide an online point of contact for the Unit enabling clients to contact them for advice or to arrange a return call for the CSU telephone helpline at a more convenient time to the client.


Contact the Child Support Unit now via its Facebook site:

Or you can contact the Child Support Unit via email here.



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