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stressful, heartbreaking, depressing

Debt amount: 
$2500
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 9 November 2018
Period debt occurred: 
December 2013 to June 2014
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
No
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: 

During the period of any paid work I notified centrelink and submitted payslips.

Online self service showed nil amount from Centrelink.
Also at the branch.

Then in early 2013 applied for TAFE and then received AUSTUDY after 6 months of entering TAFE.

I chose to learn and was applying for jobs but was unsuccessful.

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

It's very stressful, heartbreaking, depressing and huge anxiety over a debt that is incorrect, unreasonable and unfair.