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Getting divorced

Child Support

Child Support, part of the Department of Human Services (DHS), is helping separated parents provide the necessary support for their children's wellbeing.

Department of Human Services


Provides information about the law, fees, and answers to common questions including if you can’t find your spouse, if you are planning to remarry or if you want to oppose the application.

Family Court of Australia

Divorce or separation – MoneySmart

The end of a relationship can be an emotional and traumatic time. Simple steps to organise your income, super, wills and insurance and where to get advice after a relationship breakdown.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Family separation: a guide for teens

This guide aims to give teenagers some tips and help to understand and cope with family separation and change.

Department of Human Services

Kids world – a kid's guide to changing families

Uses a computer game to reassure children who are experiencing, or have gone through separation that it's not their fault, they're not alone and what they're thinking or feeling is okay. The game helps children find ways to cope and lets them know where they can go for help.

Department of Human Services

Online Application for Divorce

Complete and submit your Online Application for Divorce. You can also pay the fee by credit card (or seek an exemption); and select your own hearing date. Information links on the page include Step by Step Divorce Guide and an Application for Divorce Kit.

Family Court of Australia

Separated parents

Provides information and links to child support, support services for families and other resources to help families going through separation.

Department of Human Services

Separation and divorce

Provides information on how to apply for a divorce, costs, proof of a divorce, nullity, separation and serving papers on another party.

Family Court of Australia

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