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  • @AbolishThe child support agency Australia ((PETITION))
  • By Ernst Hanisch
  • Change.Org
  • 26/10/2018
  • Contributed by: Daveyone ( 28 articles in 2018 )
petition to federal member for human services Michael keenan & Jenny macklin
The child support agency has been in effect since 1988, the agency has powers that are unquestionable & overshadow basic human rights. The agency over rule & overrides family court rulings.

The CSA has an ABN, therefore is a registered business of Australia, this business charges late fees, penalties, interest & calculates continually even if you’re no longer employed based on your last estimate, which you guessed it CSA will ascertain and or even presume. Any debts accrued are generally never rectified even if the error is the departments failure/fault and generally they’ll never backdate in the payee favour.

In most cases “men” are affected by the child support agency & it’s iron fist, so it is no surprise that more men, single fathers alienated from their children & involved unwillingly in the CSA system will commit suicide or be affected by mental health issues than women. Struggle to financially support themselves and even proceed into future stable relationships.

Currently the child support is calculated on gross earnings before tax & time spent with the child/ren. The agency is linked to both the ATO & Centrelink, so there is no escape! Recipients are also coached & educated in claiming with the CSA, threatend if they refuse their benefits will be withheld or decreased. Recipients are also rewarded for withholding or alienating the other party from the child/ren increasing the financial value they receive! (FACTS)

its time for a major overhaul & make the system 100% fair for all & promote healthy relationships with both mothers & fathers with their child/ren, instead of focusing on dollar values, penalties & debt collection!

There are many men ....& yes women that have increasingly been affected by this corrupt, bias faceless system. It’s time for the CSA to be held accountable for the senseless lives lost & trauma the system has caused, bankrupting, bullying & destruction of family units, the father/mother child/ren relationships destroyed by the agency has to stop!

Its time our federal government hear our voices & a class action is bought against the faceless corrupt system.

If you agree, if you’re affected or been affected, if you know someone who been through this system or going through it currently....sign this petition & forward it to everyone you know who wants the best for our future generations



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    By:Nathaniel Lowe from NSW, Australia on November 14, 2018 @ 3:34 pm
    Just wondering if there is ANY recourse for a single father who can't even afford food for his two younger children because C$A have taken so much for his eldest child it has become impossible to even live ($0 income last fortnight, I would consider that 'impossible', and yes, I work..)

    Why are my two youngest worth nothing, but my eldest has to have his mother paid money I can't afford? I look after my children - expected to pay half for the two little ones, the eldest is the one the 'support' goes to, but I can't even afford to pay my bills anymore. Where do I go - who do I speak to - to have this WRONG decision removed/reviewed or SOMETHING?

    I see why people choose to either kill themselves or do the wrong thing: I am to the point that either one I am considering - why do the right thing any longer? I have since my eldest was first indoctrinated into this 'system' - but why should I do the 'right' thing when it has left me at the point that, as a single father, I cannot even have him at my place anymore as I can't even feed him? How is that 'looking after the children'?

    C$A are a joke. It's time to change it. No more talk. Need ACTION. Whether that be a class legal suit against the department, records of how many suicides have been caused by this agency - anything. It's time. This is bull$h!7, people!
    By:Wade Martin from QLD, Australia on November 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
    It is so unfair. Takin from my net pay based on my gross earnings.

    I got no free legals and pay the debt left over, I can't afford court and have not seen my kids in 2 years. I deeply love them and a great Dad. She used the court system with DV to move and it is not based on facts rather based on hear say and what they call probably but not factual.

    The people who work there yell down the phone and threatened me to go bankrupt and take my car which gets me to work and threatened any profit I make from house or anything that I will be punished again with deductions. I earn good money and it should be 1 simple means tested like the dole bill. Rather than the more you earn the more they take. I can't afford my kids even if I had them. Disghusting to be Australian, I can't wait to move out of this shit hole. Oh wait they took my passport also because of going broke and also get my freedom taken away too.
    By:Nicole Smith from Queensland, Australia on October 30, 2018 @ 1:31 pm
    CSA needs MAJOR overhauling! stop threatening and harassing people! I've watched the way my husband has been treated over the past years and it's disgraceful! his son is now 22 years old and once again we've been threatened by CSA - it is truly unbelievable HOW they can get away with treating someone like this, especially this day and age where bullying is a media headline! what CSA is doing is bullying and needs to stop. We have lost a friend to suicide recently, something must be done to stop this.
    By:Dave hayes from South Australia , Australia on October 28, 2018 @ 3:39 pm
    The CSA needs reform today

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