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Raise the debt they ignore you

Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Thursday, 1 March 2018
Period debt occurred: 
November 2015 to October 2016
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: 

Copped a debt from 2015 for apparently not declaring my earnings.probkem is I stopped reporting as I was earning too much.appealed the debt 2mths ago and go a call back saying it wasn't right and he would call me in a few days,no reply! Chased up with no answers.fast forward a few weeks and made a complaint online after being told to by a lady in the office as the took my son's supplement money to pay some of the debt.still! No reply.currently paying a debt that's not right..a formal letter from my employer and over 60 pages of bank statements.this is mentally destroying me! It's hard enough applying for hundreds of jobs with no luck,studying,living off $100 after u pay ur rent! Can't register ur car as u gave no income left,break your glasses by accident and need them to see! Life's hard enough without this stress.

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

You get told the debt isn't right and get no reply or answers but they take your money!
They rang me thou when I didn't report right last month for a 3 day job I didn't get paid for in that fortnight!
It's disgusting!!!!