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Centrelink's 'crude' new data-matching system falsely claims people owe large amounts of money

3 January 2017
Tony Yoo

The big data system was brought in last year as a part of the federal government’s campaign to rein in unjustified welfare costs. Unfortunately, the debt claims are incorrectly targeting many legitimate welfare recipients, according to the website NotMyDebt, which arose out of social media concerns from those who have been falsely accused by Centrelink.