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$3500 down to 800 couldnt fight any more

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Period debt occurred: 
May 2011 to December 2011
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Newstart Allowance
Appealing Debt?: 
Yes but I lost
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

I work in a seasonal job, full time but casual work for 9 months then 3 month seasonal winter break.
I was on the road when i got these emails and sms contacts stating that i owed $3500.

My job is a traveling job, so i live on the road in a bus traveling across australia.
After many of these harassing calls I signed it over to be dealt with by my partner.

These harrassment calls continued till broke down in despair and asked them how many people had committed suicide due to their calls.
I was in tears i couldnt face this any longer.
They kept harassing me.

Finally.. we got it semi sorted and settled on 800.. but even this money should not of been owed.
All my reporting was accurate and true.

They just dont care about the people they hurt with these debts.

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

I feel total disgust with how this was handled.
No one should be faced with this. People died because of this.
The government should be sued and removed from politics for this sort of actions.