Article 2F3QJ Welfare recipients to blame for Centrelink debt system failures, Senate inquiry told

Welfare recipients to blame for Centrelink debt system failures, Senate inquiry told

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Christopher Knaus
from World news | The Guardian on (#2F3QJ)

Department of Human Services secretary says Centrelink recipients failed to engage with agency’s letters

The head of the Department of Human Services has blamed the “robo debt” scandal largely on welfare recipients’ failure to engage with Centrelink.

The Senate inquiry into Centrelink’s “robo-debt” system began on Wednesday, hearing from the community sector, the community and public sector union, tax office officials and the secretary of the Department of Human Services, Kathryn Campbell.

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