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Recieved a debt, FOI Request states they never recieved my income reports

Debt amount: 
$2000
Date debt issued: 
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Period debt occurred: 
November 2011 to February 2012
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
No
Payment Type: 
Austudy
Appealing Debt?: 
Yes in process
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

Got a debt letter, felt that it was odd as i had either reported correctly at the time or centrelink actually never got me to report.

Lodged an FOI and it states that i never declared my income for the period.
This is after i willingly gave them all my bank statements and taxation records thinking that i had done everything by the book.

The FOI has a whole lot of crap with no real clear explanation of how the debt is calculated even after giving them the correct income information in order to rebalance the account.
If it was properly calculated , they would probably owe me!

Always ask for an FOI

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

This has caused unnecessary stress and anxiety espcially as i am due to become an admitted lawyer.