Labor's Linda Burney requests Auditor-General investigate Centrelink debt clawback

By Fergus Hunter
Updated January 7 2017 - 12:19am, first published January 6 2017 - 11:09am
 Labor's human services spokeswoman Linda Burney. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Labor's human services spokeswoman Linda Burney. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Social Services Minister Christian Porter says only 276 complaints have been received and the system is working "incredibly well". Photo: Andrew Meares
Social Services Minister Christian Porter says only 276 complaints have been received and the system is working "incredibly well". Photo: Andrew Meares

Linda Burney, Labor's human services spokeswoman, has written to the Australian National Audit Office requesting they investigate Centrelink's controversial $4.5 billion debt clawback project amid ongoing accusations that it is unfairly targeting people and miscalculating bills.

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