Articles by: Gerard Mcphee

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Centrelink’s Data-Matching Fiasco, by Gerard McPhee

A very predictable disaster

Informit: Centrelink’s data-matching fiasco: A very predictable disaster

Governments recognise that Australians in the main accept that there should be incomesupport payments to assist people in need at the time when they most need that support. There are various allowances historically known by names like sickness benefit, the dole, the invalid pension, the widow's pension and so on. The newer names for these benefits are less descriptive and less helpful. There is also a consensus that these allowances should be neatly and closely…