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Carer payment

Debt amount: 
$4200
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 16 December 2016
Period debt occurred: 
October 2014
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Yes
Payment Type: 
Carer Payment
Appealing Debt?: 
Unknown
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

I got a bill in Dec.
I did try to communicate with varying Centrelink departments and when the phone did ring through and was answered I was only ever told that I needed to prove I did not owe any money.

Was 24hr carer for my father who had MND. Apparently I was working too.
Dear Centrelink. Absolutely no idea.

So since then I have ignored everything from Centrelink (incl. Mygov).
I have not answered or returned any calls that do not clearly identify the caller.
I do not respond to messages that tell me I have a message on Mygov.

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

WTF