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New Centrelink glitch could leave you in serious debt

29 December 2016
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from the article:

RMIT University academic Dr Kay Cook said the automated system placed an unfair onus on welfare recipients, of which many were already vulnerable.

“It’s setting up a David versus Goliath situation where people need to take on the federal government to remedy the situation,” Dr Cook told The New Daily.

“For people in the benefits system, who are the most vulnerable, the balance of power in that and the responsibility for correct payments is completely wrong."