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Supise debt after 5 years!

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 4 May 2018
Period debt occurred: 
August 2013 to January 2016
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Newstart Allowance
Appealing Debt?: 
I don't know how to
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

Last year (2017) I received a phone call to verify my earnings from the period of 2013-2015!
Are you kidding me? In those years I was studying, in 2015 all year, so would have been on Austudy and was working here and there over those years too.

At the beginning of 2015 I received a letter staying that I owed around $150, which I paid naively through MyGov. I am shocked to discover that I apparently owe $6048.13 now!

The debt letter says that all of my jobs that I had been working (there were 3) were not taken into account when I was receiving payments and I was overpaid that money I owe.
The letter states that I received $22,703.03 but was only entitled to $16,654.90 thus owing the $6048.13.
Well when I went back through my bank statements I has actually only received $17,328.26, so I don't even know how they are calculating there own figures?

I have called to ask for a review of my debt and have submitted more bank statements to the office. Due date for payment was 4th of June but I haven't paid.
Waiting to see what are the next steps in this BS.

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

Get your facts straight before demanding innocent people pay for the Governments mistakes.
I cannot pay this! Grow up!