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Tudge’s claim to legal privilege in Andie Fox Centrelink debacle is bollocks

Tudge’s claim to legal privilege in Andie Fox Centrelink debacle is bollocks

Alan Tudge continues to obfuscate. But he's on increasingly shaky ground.

Human Services plans massive robo-debt expansion on pensioners

Human Services plans massive robo-debt expansion on pensioners

The Department of Human Services will continue with plans to expand the data it uses to chase people alleged to have been paid too much welfare.

Human Services harassing Down Syndrome disability support recipients

Human Services harassing Down Syndrome disability support recipients

Human Services has been forcing people with Down Syndrome to keep getting medical reviews to keep the disability support pension.

Let them eat Centrelink debt notices

Let them eat Centrelink debt notices

Could there be a more stark sign that the government is out of touch than that Centrelink is sending debt collectors after the most vulnerable while the Health Minister bought an investment property on a whim while on a taxpayer-funded trip?

Harper Review: outsourcing services, but not responsibility, in health

Harper Review: outsourcing services, but not responsibility, in health

The extension of competition policy to human services advocated by the Harper review isn't just about outsourcing or lowest-cost tendering.

Centrelink woes become the first test of Turnbull’s digital policy

Centrelink woes become the first test of Turnbull’s digital policy

The government is trying to modernise service delivery via online platforms, with mixed results.