In 2014 when I was heavily pregnant with my first child and while my husband was out on a deployment, I have received a 30 thousand dollar debt from centerlink, saying they have over paid me, when I was in my hairdressing career back in 2009/2010.
I have spoken to them about it, they needed evidence of it being wrong, unfortunately I could not find any of my payslips, so I just left it and for a long time I struggled with stress and anxiety and working out how to pay this debt.
I'm still paying it off till this day and have 3 children.
In early 2019 I went to centerlink and took it further and I have not received any notice or update.
So I feel like they haven't really properly looked at it.