The form Notice of Appeal (Child Support) is approved for an appeal against a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) in a child support first review, or a decision of the Child Support Registrar (CSR) to issue a departure prohibition order.


The brochure Child Support Applications has been prepared and approved by the Chief Judge. The brochure must be served on the respondent to an application or appeal.

Specialist panel

A specialist panel can hear:

  • appeals from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Social Services and Child Support Division)
  • appeals from the Child Support Registrar
  • appeals from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with respect to child support transferred from the Federal Court of Australia, and
  • international child support and child maintenance cases.

For more information about the specialist panel visit the Specialist Panels in General Federal Law page.