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Overpayment from their mistake

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Monday, 8 July 2019
Period debt occurred: 
August 2016 to July 2019
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Parenting Payment
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: 

So I got this email saying I owed $22200+ , I'm only 23 . This has destroyed my life . I'll be paying this back forever . I was reporting then my reporting was removed for no apparent reason , I went in awhile after to update my daughter's childcare details , they said oh you should be reporting I said yeah well I was till the system removed it . She put it back on . Reported for another 3 months and it was taken off again . This happened 3 times going in for different things and they said oh should be reporting . Until the last time when this huge debt was raised . And the guy is the review team says if you report the same out the system auto takes reporting of you - well why is the system designed like this .. My earnings haven't changed I can't help I work a full time job and it's the same each week . Then I go into local branch and he says if you report $0 for to long they remove it I'm like well I wasn't reporting $0 , he looks , can see reporting has been removed and won't tell me and just demands that I pay the amount back I fight saying how it's not my fault your system has done this to me . They refuse to take responsibility for it and now I'm in huge debt and will be for quite some time which has ruined plans for future .

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

Pissed off , they haven't handled it at all , they refuse to accept that they did this and their system is screwed