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Daughter and i living off $8 a fortnight

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Monday, 15 April 2019
Period debt occurred: 
February 2006 to February 2007
Payment Type: 
Parenting Payment
Appealing Debt?: 
Yes in process
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

Financial stress,living costs,school fees,homelessness. How can we live on $4 a week? Waited 5mnths before i got a payment from centerlink,lie after lie from them stating all was fine,just to be advised that $3000+ was taken for a ftb/parenting payment debt from 2006 to 2007. Takes 2 mnths to even hear back about my appeal. Am very stressed,have missing information off my mygov account therefore how can i get proof? Was working at the time in 2006/2007 and notified centerlink of this..each fortnight was filling in log book of hours done through centerlink..still im in debt?

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

Angry,hurt for my daughter i feel let down from the system,cheated when iv done everything right. Im so angry