7500 debts were erased entirely because they were wrong.
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'Unanimous' expert criticism, but the plan is going ahead anyway.
The PM has been speaking in WA.
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The government will trial the system in Western Australia.
Charities, medical groups and politicians are voicing their displeasure at the plan.
'We are absolutely steadfast in saying this will not work.'
Centrelink payments are 'woefully low'.
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Hank Jongen claims Centrelink is still using computers from the 1980s.
Alcohol, tobacco and pornography purchases restricted for 24 months.
Senate inquiry recommends debts be re-assessed immediately.
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That's 146,000 calls a day. It's not just you.
You can't solve a complex social problem like drug use with an absurdly simple and harsh response.
Marijuana, ecstasy and methamphetamines targeted in drug crackdown.
Punishing people won’t achieve anything.