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I'm a wreck

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 1 February 2019
Period debt occurred: 
February 2015 to August 2017
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Youth 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: 

I'm without words. I don't know how it happened, I never missed an appointment of purposefully under reported. I was never told during two years of tax returns anything was wrong. My anxiety is becoming unmanageable, I was slapped with this debt after committing to car loans, personal loans etc and now it's all becoming so overwhelming. The don't help you to figure out whether there is an error they just want proof or payment.

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

2 years after the fact they come after me for an amount that could have been a lot lower if someone along the line did their job correctly. I'm heart broken and feel like I've got collecters on call ready to take everything. There's no accountability from the government for their system that failed.