A single mum who took on Centrelink after they demanded the return of a $40,000 overpayment has had a big win as the case finally comes to a close.
Two years ago, Carly Hockey got a series of bills from the government, telling her she had been overpaid thousands in the family tax benefit she had been claiming.
However, the overpayment was the result of a Centrelink computer error, and despite admitting that, they demanded she pay it back.
“We had no reason to believe at any point that there was anything wrong with our payments because we were reassured by Centrelink repeatedly that our payments were correct,” Ms Hockey told A Current…
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