3.6.7 Guidelines for recovery of Centrelink payments

Where an Agent has received notification from Centrelink and then pays weekly payments but does not deduct Centrelink the Agent

  • will be liable to repay the outstanding debt to Centrelink.
  • can seek recovery directly from the worker of the outstanding Centrelink debt where:
  • the worker has received both Centrelink and weekly payments for the same period (regardless of whether the worker was a direct payee or not).

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