Between 2015 to 2016, child support payments not being paid increased by more than 1500 cases, prompting a crack down on dodgy dads.
Despite the stopping tactic being enforced for 16 years, it is believed authorities are directing their attention towards frequent flyers living luxurious lifestyles.
The Immigration Department and child support officers have joined together to target some of the country’s wealthiest divorced fathers before they fly out of Australia . . .
Fathers have been forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars in owed child support before being allowed to fly internationally.
Child support debt is used to control and or to inflict financial abuse
Child support debt overwhelmingly harms women heading up a sole family
Child support debt robs children of opportunities