Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
Child Support (Assessment) (Annualised Male Total Average Weekly Earnings Figure and Costs of the Children Table) Notice 2021
I, Ray Griggs, Secretary of the Department of Social Services, give notice under subsection 155(2) of the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 that, for all child support periods starting in 2022:
· the annualised MTAWE figure for the quarter ending on 30 June 2021 is $81,188; and
· the Costs of the Children Table, incorporating the annualised MTAWE figure of $81,188 and other amounts in the table worked out using this figure, is the following table headed 2022 Costs of the Children Table.
Ray Griggs
Secretary
22 November 2021
2022 Costs of the Children Table | | | | |
| Parents' combined Child Support Income (above the self support amounts) |
| No. of | $0 | $40,595 | $81,189 | $121,783 | $162,377 | Income |
| children | to | to | to | to | to | over |
| | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | $202,970 | $202,970 |
| Costs of children (to be apportioned between parents) |
| Children aged 0 - 12 years | | | | |
| 1 child | | $6,901 | $12,990 | $17,861 | $21,920 | $24,762 |
| | 17c for | plus 15c for | plus 12c for | plus 10c for | plus 7c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| 2 children | | $9,743 | $19,080 | $27,199 | $34,506 | $38,565 |
| | 24c for | plus 23c for | plus 20c for | plus 18c for | plus 10c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| 3 + children | | $10,960 | $21,514 | $31,663 | $41,406 | $48,713 |
| | 27c for | plus 26c for | plus 25c for | plus 24c for | plus 18c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| Children aged 13 + years | | | | |
| 1 child | | $9,337 | $18,268 | $23,139 | $27,198 | $30,851 |
| | 23c for | plus 22c for | plus 12c for | plus 10c for | plus 9c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| 2 children | | $11,772 | $23,138 | $33,287 | $41,406 | $46,683 |
| | 29c for | plus 28c for | plus 25c for | plus 20c for | plus 13c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| 3 + children | | $12,990 | $25,574 | $37,752 | $49,524 | $57,643 |
| | 32c for | plus 31c for | plus 30c for | plus 29c for | plus 20c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| Children of mixed age | | | | |
| 2 children | | $10,757 | $21,108 | $30,242 | $37,955 | $42,623 |
| | 26.5c for | plus 25.5c for | plus 22.5c for | plus 19c for | plus 11.5c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
| 3 + children | | $11,975 | $23,544 | $34,707 | $45,464 | $53,177 |
| | 29.5c for | plus 28.5c for | plus 27.5c for | plus 26.5c for | plus 19c for | |
| | each $1 | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | each $1 over | |
| | | $40,594 | $81,188 | $121,782 | $162,376 | |
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