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I’m A Ghost Just Trying To Rest In Peace But Centrelink Keep Hassling Me

23 February 2017
Deirdre Fidge
SBS comedy

I just can’t seem to catch a break.

Over the last few months I have been repeatedly hassled by Centrelink, who continually pressure me into looking for a job. They send me appointment confirmation letters without consulting me and I have tried numerous times in vain to telephone them, only to be disconnected after waiting for two hours.

I am genuinely not fit for work because here’s the thing: I am a ghost.