BackgroundThe Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support was established to provide advice on whether particular changes to the Child Support Scheme are required. The membership of the Taskforce was announced on 16 August 2004.
The main role of the Taskforce was to examine the formula used to calculate payments for child support. It was also to consider other issues raised by the Government's response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs' report 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.
- Government's response to 'Every Picture Tells a Story' - the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs' report
- Every Picture Tells A Story: Inquiry into child custody arrangements in the event of family separation
The Ministerial Taskforce's report In the Best Interests of Children - Reforming the Child Support Scheme, was publicly released on 14 June 2005.