The Australian Greens have accused the Federal Government of dropping the ball in response to the ACCC’s digital platforms inquiry, and say the Government must implement urgent media reforms if Australian media is to ”play on” after the COVID-19 crisis.
Ever since the Department of Human Services started its robo-debt campaign to get back money which it has allegedly overpaid to welfare recipients, it has often been accused of having scant regard for the privacy of people. On Monday, I had a first-hand demonstration of exactly how much the DHS cares for privacy.
NOTE: The Department of Human Services has responded to this article vigorously refuting the author's contentions of a personal privacy breach and the response is appended to the end of the story.
The Australian Greens have called on the Federal Government to immediately halt the recovery of money claimed to be owed to Centrelink and calculated through the use of data, after the Department of Human Services wiped a $4000 debt that was at the heart of a Federal Court challenge to the recovery scheme.
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