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feel like I am being treated as a criminal

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 1 September 2017
Period debt occurred: 
July 2015 to July 2016
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Family Tax Benefit
Appealing Debt?: 
I don't know how to
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

I am disabled, one of the injured workers of NSW with 80% of my weekly income... pay my taxes and atill centrelink claims I have a debt...

This debt has greatly affected my stresss and pain levels and I am highly depressed and started taking more than prescribed of my painkillers.
Financially I am stretched to the limits and it is unbearable.
I am sole income recipient and my parter has not been receiving centrelink benefits as by their calxulations I am about $28 over the treshold.

I just want this nightmare to end.
I pay taxes and do the right thing and being treated as a criminal

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

Very unprofessional and providing very little information .
I feel like I am being treated as a criminal for paying my taxes and doing the right thing.