Child maintenance reforms will 'penalise single parents'

Gabriella Jozwiak
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Proposals to reform the child maintenance system will leave many lone parents worse off, causing children's welfare to suffer, research suggests.

Child maintenance payments have lifted children out of poverty among 19 per cent of families with parents on benefits. Image: Guzelian
Child maintenance payments have lifted children out of poverty among 19 per cent of families with parents on benefits. Image: Guzelian

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