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Carers pension

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Period debt occurred: 
October 2014 to December 2017
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Carer Payment
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: 

Completely stressed out l called them and she kept saying l was supposed to go and tell them about our income which l did and we did our tax and l received a letter everytime telling me based on my income this is the amount you are entitled to and she then said that they got nothing to do with the tax which l know it's all bull if it was a small amount oh well but their mistake and then tell me l owe them that shocking amount the thing is that they didn't even issued me a letter l went into centerlink because they were giving me half of what they said l was entitled and that's when he gave me the shocking news they said before that my husband's income was not considered because it's carers payment my husband hurt himself at work so he was getting pd from his insurance but then it developed to something else and his drs couldn't confirm whether it was work related he's now completely wheelchair bound l'm heaps stressed out because this is the first time l got anything from centerlink and now they say l shouldn't have?
we use to work 4 jobs between us always paying our taxes not fair not fair at all
l'm saving the government money huge l do absolutely everything for my husband and also keep a partime job

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

Really upset l'm saving the government heaps of money l also learned how to do medical stuff for my husband so not to have a nurse coming to our home twice a week that's a huge saving on it's own l have to do everything for him cause even his hands are effected so he couldn't even handle a zip, a button, and so on not fair not fair at all.