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I've found it incredibly frustrating

Debt amount: 
$1911
Date debt issued: 
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Period debt occurred: 
August 2012 to November 2012
Payment Type: 
Newstart Allowance
Appealing Debt?: 
Yes in process
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

It's certainly made me anxious, but mostly I've found it incredibly frustrating trying to chase up the necessary information and provide it in the way Centrelink asks (i.e. the online system which for me has been impossible to use).

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

Furious. Their whole attitude seems to be that we are just whingers and dole bludgers complaining about a tiny glitch, when their letters imply that we are criminals and the ministers responsible suggest we should be put in jail based on something that is their error.