Document Type

Report

Publication Details

F. Hui, L. Moerman & K. Rudkin (2011). Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus: A Case Study of Wollongong. Wollongong: Social Accounting and Accountability Research Centre (SAARC).

Abstract

This report examines financial and social issues pertaining to Centrelink prosecutions for overpayments of unemployment‐related social security benefits. Specifically, it examines the circumstances of prosecutions of those returning to work, and those in precarious casual employment. A sample of overpayment prosecutions in the Wollongong area of New South Wales from July 2008 to June 2010 is profiled and analysed.

RIS ID

38868