20,000 people sent Centrelink ‘robo-debt’ notices found to owe less or nothing

The Turnbull government has admitted it issued robo-debt recovery notices to 20,000 welfare recipients who were later found to owe less or even nothing.Documents presented to Parliament by Human Services Minister Alan Tudge showed the use of automated data matching processes by Centrelink and the Department of Human Services resulted in 19,980 debt notices being issued, all of which were either reduced or rescinded.

Source: 20,000 people sent Centrelink ‘robo-debt’ notices found to owe less or nothing

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