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pregnant with shocking morning sickness-first trimester at the time I got this ridiculous debt

Debt amount: 
$905
Date debt issued: 
Sunday, 10 January 2016
Period debt occurred: 
July 2010 to December 2010
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

This was the worst experience I have encountered in a long time. I'm pregnant with shocking morning sickness-first trimester at the time. I got this ridiculous debt that was not calculated correctly (who works consistent hours in retail!?!) amd am told to pay it back or risk having a bad credit rating or going to court. My stress levels were through the roof-
I spent hours (5ish over many days) on the phone to Centrelink but they would pass me on to different departments, I never thought I was getting anywhere. It was not good for me or my emotional well being, so my husband and I decided to just pay the money- it wasn't worth it for us- our baby was our priority.

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

Pathetic