A blended family has:
A child of a previous relationship refers to a child who is the immediate child of one member of the couple but not the other.
A child will be considered to be a person's child where the child is the product of the relationship the person has or had as a couple with another person, or a child for whom the person has legal responsibility (1.1.L.20).
A child of the relationship is a child who is the product of that relationship.
Act reference: FAAct section 28(3) …an FTB child…is a child..., section 57GC Eligibility for SIFS of members of a couple in a blended family
Last reviewed: 1 July 2013