Child Support or Maintenance

Child support or maintenance

Generally, Child Support is money paid by one partner to the partner who is primarily supporting the care of the child.
It is important to note that both parents are responsible for financially supporting the child.

Director Identification Number

On 1 November 2021, the Director Identification Number regime went live. ‘Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2020 (Cth)’ requires that all company directors must obtain a Director Identification Number (“DIN”).

Spousal Maintenance

spousal maintenance

Spousal maintenance is a financial obligation payable by one spouse to support their other spouse following a breakdown of a marriage or de-facto relationship.

Abalos v Australian Postal Commission (1990) 171 CLR 176

Ms Abalos was a post worker who was diagnosed with the “tennis elbow” condition. She brought a claim of negligence seeking damages against her employer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Expert witness, professor Fergusen testified to “unsatisfactory work stations”. Trial Judge found in favour of Ms Abalos.

Rent Relief for Tenants of Retail and Commercial Leases

NSW government has amended Retail Leases Act (NSW) 1994 and Conveyancing (General) Regulation (NSW) 2018 to provide rent relief for retail and commercial tenants who have suffered financially due to the current lockdown.