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Australia: Robodebt, a government automated debt recovery system, is unlawful, Federal Court rules - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

A class action legal challenge over Robodebt, against the Federal government, is reported to have 4,000 plaintiffs.
Mondaq - Published

Quiet Australians, it's time to ask Centrelink for your money back - loudly

A court victory for one robodebt victim is a triumph for all - except the government and bureaucracy that unlawfully gouged people's money.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Government's robo-debt bill could run to 'hundreds of millions' after landmark case

The federal government is facing a hefty bill as it re-examines decisions made under its controversial robo-debt scheme.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Robo-debt denies legal rights of poorer Australians

The federal government has admitted its crackdown on welfare payments is largely illegal.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published

'Earthquake decision': Bill Shorten warns robo-debt ruling could impact hundreds of thousands

The Morrison government owes Australians hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation after the Federal Court ruled robo-debt was unlawful, Bill Shorten says.
SBS - Published

Landmark case finds key element of 'robodebt' is unlawful

Lawyers believe test case could open the door for hundreds of thousands of welfare recipients to be repaid.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Government defeated in landmark robo-debt test case

The government has lost a significant legal challenge against robo-debt, with the Federal Court ruling that the debt was unlawful.
SBS - Published

‘It should have never happened’: doubts raised over 'robo-debt' rollback

The move to overhaul Centrelink’s robo-debt system has been welcomed but advocates fear the trouble is far from over.
SBS - Published

'We make no apologies': Government in robo-debt 'backflip'

The Morrison government will now require more information when making "robo-debt" decisions but Government Services Minister Stuart Robert makes "no apologies" for the scheme.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Centrelink halts 'extraordinary mess' robo-debt scheme targeting welfare recipients

The public sector union has called for more Centrelink staff to deal with changes to the welfare debt recovery program, now that "robo-debt" won't be relied on.
SBS - Published

Centrelink winds back 'robo-debt' system

The public sector union has called for more Centrelink staff to deal with changes to the welfare debt recovery program, now that "robo-debt" won't be relied on.
SBS - Published

Government to overhaul robodebt program, staff told

Centrelink's debt-recovery program is set to be overhauled, with debts no longer to be raised where the only evidence is averaging of tax office data.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

'I don't have any trust': Centrelink robo-debt recipients say it feels like bullying

People who've received Centrelink's so-called robo-debt notices say the system is too opaque when they try to get to the bottom of how debts are incurred.
SBS - Published

Centrelink robo-debt 'feels like bullying'

People who've received Centrelink's so-called robo-debt notices say the system is too opaque when they try to get to the bottom of how debts are incurred.
SBS - Published

Centrelink robo-debt inquiry heads west

WA-based welfare groups have fronted a senate inquiry into Centrelink's controversial robo-debt recovery scheme, which is facing calls to be scrapped.
SBS - Published

Government's 'robo-debt' recovery scheme facing class action

Melbourne law firm Gordon Legal is planning a class action to challenge the legality of the federal government's so-called "robo-debt" scheme.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Class action launched against Centrelink's controversial robo-debt system

Lawyers and former Labor leader Bill Shorten have unveiled a class action against Centrelink's controversial robo-debt welfare recovery scheme.
SBS - Published

Woman's robo-debt goes from $2754 to $1.48 after legal challenge

'I'm stunned that it was recalculated so easily after I took action,' Deanna Amato said after a hearing in the Melbourne court.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

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