If we pay you too much money you may get a Centrelink debt and have to pay it back.
We have information in different languages about Owing money
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When former customers still owe us money
Call our Multilingual Phone Service to speak with us in your language about your Centrelink payments and services.
Read about Centrelink debts and overpayments to find out:
- how to avoid an overpayment
- what happens when you’re overpaid by Centrelink
- how to repay money you owe to Centrelink.
You can also read how we use data matching for Centrelink debt activities.
Page last updated: 23 November 2020
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