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Strategic bargaining over child support and parenting time: A critical review of the literature

Smyth, Bruce; Rodgers, Bryan


Sweeping changes to the Australian Child Support Scheme were introduced between 2006 and 2008, featuring a dramatically different system for the calculation of child support. Key reforms to the Australian Scheme include changes to the number of nights at which (a) child support liability is reduced, and (b) Family Tax Benefit (FTB) can be split between parents. An important policy question is the extent to which thresholds in the level of care at which liability is reduced result in strategic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Family Law


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