Report

Financial living standards after divorce: a recent snapshot

1 Dec 2000
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A decade or so ago, mothers (and their children) in Australia were found to be at an economic disadvantage after divorce compared with fathers. Since the late 1980s, however, significant social and economic change may have improved the financial living standards of divorced women relative to divorced men. This change includes the introduction of the Child Support Scheme and substantial increases in government income support in tandem with the increasing availability of part-time and casual jobs for women.

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2000
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