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Increasing non-sensical debt

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Sunday, 1 March 2015
Period debt occurred: 
July 2012 to July 2014
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
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: 

Whilst in medical school I received Austudy.
Additionally I worked on a casual basis as I needed to be able to pay for books, fuel, bills etc. as well as rent & food.

My income was declared, an exorbitant amount of tax was paid & I finally managed to graduate in December 2014.

Only a few months later I started to get phone calls from a debt collection agency demanding payment of $560, which had been supposedly "overpaid" to me.
None of this made any sense as I declared my income when I was getting it.

Since then I have continued to have the matter looked into with multiple phone calls, visits to Centrelink, emails, lodging of appeals & requesting of reviews.
But for some reason the "debt" has alarmingly increased.

I work full-time & am often on-call & at the hospital late at night.
I am studying & paying for education fees, registrations/licenses, exams, insurance etc.
I am taxed a ridiculous amount & every year I get zero return, because I supposedly owe the government various different debts.
To date I've paid roughly $4000.
I most recently received a phone call stating that I now owe a further $7300.

This has caused considerable anxiety, financial pressure & concerns about my own physical & mental health.
I'm training to be a psychiatrist & I'm acutely aware of the correlation between suicide & debt stress.
I am desperately begging for help & have no idea where to turn.

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

I'm disgusted & disappointed.
I work hard to service my community & I am a law-abiding citizen.
Despite my many efforts I've received no assistance with this matter.