Nearly half a million Australians win 'record-breaking' $1.2 billion settlement on Robodebt class action case

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 17 2020 - 7:24am, first published November 16 2020 - 4:30am
Department of Social Services secretary Kathryn Campbell. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The federal government has agreed to a $1.2 billion payout to nearly half a million Australians affected by the controversial robodebt scheme, expected to be the largest class action payment in the country's history once approved by the Federal Court.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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