Albanese government releases formal response to Catherine Holmes’s inquiry into Centrelink debt recovery scheme

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The Albanese government has agreed in full or in principle to all 56 recommendations of the robodebt royal commission, with the attorney general labelling the unlawful Coalition-era Centrelink scheme as “deliberate” and “calculated”.

The royal commissioner, Catherine Holmes, made 56 recommendations in July, including adopting more face-to-face services, reviewing how Services Australia interacts with its customers, a six-year limit on debt and an audit body for automated decision making.

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