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These debts cause me a lot of financial stress

Debt amount: 
$940
Date debt issued: 
Thursday, 1 August 2019
Period debt occurred: 
July 2015
Payment Type: 
Newstart Allowance
Appealing Debt?: 
Unknown
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

I have been incurring debts for the last 3 years dating back to 2014. These debts cause me a lot of financial stress. Anxiety and I have developed depression over time due to the chronic stress. It's not only the debt but centrelink,s unrelenting pressure to look for jobs that don't exist.

How do you feel about the way the Government has handled this process?: 

Cruel, brutal, heartless.