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actively obstructionist in every way

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Period debt occurred: 
July 2012
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
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 has seriously caused me a lot of anxiety and several deeply depressive episodes

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

They have been actively obstructionist in every way.

The appeal system is murky, vague and difficult. And has been deliberatly lengthy.
I can't lodge a tax return this year because centerlink and the ATO will simply help themselves to my money. I know of no appeal process to even attempt to get it back.