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Child support and Welfare to work reforms: The economic consequences for single-parent families

Summerfield, T., Young, L., Harman, J. and Flatau, P. (2010) Child support and Welfare to work reforms: The economic consequences for single-parent families. Family Matters, 84 . pp. 68-78.

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Abstract

Significant changes over the period 2006-2008 to the income support eligibility requirements for single resident parents and to the calculation of child support payments - economic effect of the reforms - argument that single resident parents fulfilling basic work requirements under the reforms will be financially worse off than previously - implications for women and children - impact on child care.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Murdoch Business School
School of Law
Publisher: Australian Institute of Family Studies
Copyright: Australian Institute of Family Studies
Publishers Website: http://www.aifs.gov.au/institute/pubs/fammats.html
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/2849
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