Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has described Centrelink's automated debt recovery system as a
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has described Centrelink's automated debt recovery system as a "serious failure".

Ombudsman to again investigate Centrelink

THE Commonwealth Ombudsman has indicated it plans to again investigate Centrelink's controversial "robo-debt" recovery scheme.

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie, who sparked an investigation into Centrelink by the ombudsman last year, has raised concerns that people who provide pay slips rather than bank statements may be incurring a higher debt.

"The system is a serious failure of administration and proper process, and the federal government has so far been blind to criticism," Mr Wilkie said in a statement on Wednesday.

News Corp Australia

School's secret project has flown the coop

School's secret project has flown the coop

Monto State High School donates chicken coop for retirement home.

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come, doctors warn

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

“I’m shocked to be honest. But extremely excited and grateful.”