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Pensioners could be Centrelink’s next target: leaked documents

Leaked documents obtained by Guardian Australia show that pensioners could be robo-debt’s next target, under a proposed expansion of Centrelink’s automated debt collection program.

Centrelink News

Your Medicare records are now being used in debt checks

The Government is now using your Medicare data in a bid to uncover ‘discrepancies’ between Centrelink claims and medical records.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Tribunal upholds one-third of robo-debt appeals

Have you received a debt recovery notice from Centrelink? Did you doubt its accuracy? Did you consider an appeal? You may want to following recent results in a federal tribunal.

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Age Pension: Centrelink to expand robo-debt program

Pensioners could be the next group to be in the firing line with confirmation that Centrelink’s robo-debt recovery program will be expanded from 1 July 2017.

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Commonwealth Ombudsman slams Centrelink robo-debt scheme

The Commonwealth Ombudsman has attacked the Government’s Centrelink robo-debt recovery scheme for treating some customers unfairly and has recommended some significant changes.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Centrelink debt collectors could be “breaching the law”

Centrelink debt collectors are continuing to threaten Australians who have been wrongly targeted for welfare debts. Is it time the Government pressed pause on the robo-debt system?

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