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A former Australian minister admits his involvement in the “Robo-Debt” scandal, one of the most scandalous in the country.

At the end of the author, Stuart Robert, a former minister of the conservative coalition, received false testimony from the former government of Scott Morrison about one of the most controversial cases in recent Australian history. The saga and scandal that affected hundreds of thousands of Australians on social benefits y* who suffered the true judgment, having received letters, according to which they had to pay the great debts of the government of the day. In addition, according to sources of information, riots and depressions have given many citizens. the source of serious diseases and the destruction of needy people just to survive without money.

Stuart Robert explaining his role in the Royal CommissionThe government has overseen the research institutes, he said, there are many doubts about the institute led by the former chief executive Scott Morrison, which he declared to have debts to thousands of people.

But the former minister admitted errors and, above all, false evidence so as not to disagree with the other ministerial officers. In another of his interventions, responding to questions, Catherine Holmes, President of the Commission of Inquiry, explained he felt intrigued. Finally, when asked, he said that he dared to go to Morrison’s office and tell him that they were running “to finish the cause.” He devised a plan for the government

What is “Robo-debt”

Essentially, the term is shed around a scheme set up by governments to impose debt on the most needy members of the community. receiving welfare payments through the national Centrelink body.

The Government Plan began in 2015 under the mandate of the former Prime Minister of the Conservative Party, Tony Abbott, and at its inception, letters to thousands of people receiving welfare payments. The letters suggested that they owed the government and therefore had to pay their debts to the Government administration, so for almost four years, until 2019, they began to receive letters that they were forced to pay their debts of thousands of dollars.

It was at that time that Gordon Legal Services, a body of legal litigants from the class actions of hundreds or thousands of people, was fighting with the government for a day in the courts and winning the case in favor of thousands. people in debt. According to information sources from the press circle of 9NEWS, the judicial decision forced the former government of Scott Morrison to pay a total of 1.8 billion dollars in compensation to thousands of people involved in the lawsuit.

How many Australians suffered the Robo-debt attack

According to information about the sources 400,000 Australians they have suffered to pay their debts, they have forced the government’s plan. On the other hand, the sources of information allude to the ignorance of the different governments along with the levels of bureaucratic administration of the enormous problems involved by many citizens. They have suffered from ingenuity, trauma, depression and even fate.

Sources emphasize that around 2,000 people died between July 2016 and October 2018. In addition, 663 suffered from mental illness, drug use or domestic violence.

But according to the regulation The majority of Sydney Criminal lawyers who received the letter They were not people who received help through grants Centrelinkbut the Australian citizens, who were falsely, in the careers of the officials, were crosses.

The Prime Ministers answer to the Commission

Prime Minister Scott Morrison, leader of the Conservative Coalition, was the first to respond to the members of the Commission. Shortly after the session began, Catherine Holmes interrupted Chairwoman Morrison, telling her that she had not answered a question. And they reproached him again, saying: Because they did not ask him. Finally, he emphasized that public employees have a duty and obligation to provide him with information about the matter, as it does not correspond to his work.

For his part, Malcolm Turnbull, former Prime Minister of the Conservative Coalition from 2015 to 2018, announced today that the Commission of Inquiry “is concerned about the issue “reb-debt” However, he emphasized that it was content with the reasons for the adoption, since it was completely ordered from a legal point of view.

Social networks and press releases

Peter Phillip, from Melbourne’s Toorak region, points out in the Daily Age that Stuart Robert, a former minister in the former Morrison government, resigned after the meeting. the plot of ex-government Scott Morrison to punish vulnerable citizens of society.

On the other hand, David Conolly, who lives in the Brighton area of ​​Melbourne, in his letter to the editor of the newspaper called on former minister Stuart Roberts to overthrow the system. robo-debt in the ability to serve as a cabinet, and therefore, as he said, he had a consensus with the other ministers. What the writer of the letter adds, he hints if they want to keep it ministerial you will be forced to condescend to others.

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