Government to pay back robodebts

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated May 29 2020 - 9:28am, first published 8:08am
Debts were raised on Centrelink payments by averaging tax office data. Picture: Karleen Minney

The government will pay back 470,000 Australians who wrongly had debts raised against them by Centrelink, at a cost of $721 million.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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