Centrelink hits 21,000 families with bogus FTB debts

By Noel Towell
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:17am, first published March 29 2017 - 5:37am

The welfare agency sent 65,000 demands in November 2016 to repay money received through the family assistance payment but about 21,400 of the families hit with the debt notices were able to prove they owed Centrelink nothing.

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