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Even though it's an error, I have to start repaying my 'debt': Centrelink debt victims share their stories

30 December 2016
Christopher Knaus and contributors

from the article:

This week, Guardian Australia has continued to receive complaints about Centrelink’s new method of retrieving welfare debts, which relies on an automated data matching process criticised as crude and unfair.

Now, a handful of the thousands of Australians caught up in the government’s crackdown share their experience of being unfairly targeted.