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Topic: HELP centerlink issues interview tomorrow 😏

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Stuckone😏
    Stuckone😏 avatar
    2 posts
    5 March 2019

    Hi everyone, im not sure where to go or what to do im a mess... been going through 10mnths of centrelink hell rejection after rejection with no pay. I have no money, in debt, no family, im at rock bottom and not coping in anyway.

    i suffer extremely bad depression and anxiety, im not "disabled' enough for DSP, dont qualify for sickness (was thrown off 10mnths ago) also told i cant get newstart or anything else.

    Yesterday someone mentioned just apply for new start again i did, ticked i cant work currently. They will do a phone interview and assessment tomorrow now.

    How and what are the 'right' things to say?

    Can someone please help me, im so lost 😣 thank you

    1 person found this helpful
  2. white knight
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    6 March 2019 in reply to Stuckone😏

    Hi, welcome

    Well, never be scated of the truth and convey that as best you can.

    Tell them you are willing to attend any medical assessment they care to give you, that you ate in desperate need for clarity as to what you are entitled to.

    Good luck today.

    TonyWK

  3. Stuckone😏
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    6 March 2019 in reply to white knight

    Hi

    Thanks so much for your kind response. Im just worried if i say something like longer to persist more then 3mnths its likely to continue or 0hrs i can work at the present they will reject me as im not ticking the right 'boxes ' for this payment. As ive said they have already said i cant qualify for any help 😣. This all back dates to a massive injury which is also ongoing. I cant deal with any more specialists so i dont even want to mention all my issues they have written previously from sickness (now being secondary issues) as id have to see soo many new specialists which sends me into panic attacks 😢

  4. white knight
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    6 March 2019 in reply to Stuckone😏

    Hi again,

    Sorry I don't think I have any advice.

    When in the past I've had interviews I just tell them everything I can even if that means I'm repeating myself because - just because they have the information on the computer doesn't mean it gets read.

    TonyWK

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