The app allows parents to make and keep track of their child support payments, update their details and tell the department about important changes in their circumstances making the process for separated families easier. The app combines many of the functions currently available on an individual’s Child Support online account, including new features, such as a personal diary.
As noted by Senator Payne:
“Once registered for myGov, parents can easily download the new app to view their letters, update their contact and bank account details, pay their child support and check their child support payments collected and paid by the department Parents can also inform the department of changes to their care arrangements and update income estimates they have made for their current assessment.”
The free app is the latest in a suite of Express Plus apps available from the Department of Human Services and marks the availability of apps across all services Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support.