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Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Monday, 14 December 2015
Period debt occurred: 
May 2011 to August 2013
Payment Type: 
Youth 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's mentally exhausting thinking about what I need to prove these are false calculations, I was so stressed too the point I would just burst into tears frequently and whenever the words centlerlink popped into my head. I luckily have wonderful support from my family to help me cope financially while paying of this debt but I'm always still behind and feel as if life won't even begin until it's owed. I'm a young 25 year old woman I have plans for the future, plans to achieve dreams, tick off goals and experience the beauties of life but now I have to trash those dreams, continue to work full time and watch my hard earnt money disappear every week!!

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

Frustrated and angry is an understatement, I feel almost betrayed and completely f***ed over. It's just happened all of a sudden to thousands of people with no real genuine support. The fact that this was all so sudden, "here's a letter and here's your debt" makes this seem so sketchy and I refuse to accept it!! I will not give up and I hope everybody who is experiencing this doesn't give up either!! 
We need to stick together and team up to change the world we live in.