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I need surgery for Workcover

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 22 May 2015
Period debt occurred: 
September 2019
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: 

4. when I proved with back statements I wasn't working, the fine amended to " voluntarily left work" 20.04.15, 12.05.15, 17.06.15 I suffered injuries at work following notification to employer 29.07.15 the fine, 02.09.2015 breaching Social Security Administrative Act section 42s sec reasonable excuse 42UA not a fine
22.05.15 Centrelink payable fine $2600 fine for working while receiving benefits
08.07.15 D&B debt collectors, denial of knowledge by Centrelink Griffith
22.06.15 first notification I have $2600 (third injury by this date)
08.07.15 D&B debt collectors
16.07.15 Urgent overdue
22.07.15 Final notice
31.08.15 separation certificate to Centrelink
02.09.15 “left work voluntarily” change of excuse for fine. 220
12.12.15 NSW Ombudsman reply would not look at fine

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

I am at the High court of Australia, I will let you know. I need surgery for Workcover, and lost significant hearing still.