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Centrelink's automated debt recovery program saw 20,000 people a week being issued with debt notices.
But Alan Tudge insists he had the right legal advice.
'I had absolutely nothing. I had not a cent to my name.'
Lambie's words were the opposite of what we have come to expect from politicians. They were honest, heartfelt, compassionate, and mostly true.
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When it's from Centrelink.
So a Senate inquiry hears.
Labor has accused Alan Tudge of misconduct over the release of private Centrelink information.
Centrelink is also trawling social media looking for your complaints.
The big surprise was when we got to refugee policy.
The changes -- a long wait for payments, and lower payments -- will not pass the Senate.
New four-week waiting period, plus young people shifted to smaller payments.
From Cory to George, Malcolm to Sussan, Centrelink to refugees, here's your 2017 cheat sheet.
We are looking at you, Scomo.
'I paid them so they'd leave me alone'.