This is general information and not legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is formed. This is for educational purposes only.
Yes, you can apply for child support now, and it would be good to proceed quickly to do that. That's because you may or may not be eligible for past child support going back to your child's birth, and because child support will start at least from the date you begin the legal process.
You can apply to establish child support here.
There is interesting information about child support in Australia here.
It may be that you have to establish paternity, which can be done through your local court's website here. But from the looks of it, your best bet is to apply at the first link I gave you.
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