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Robo-debt class action settles on cusp of trial for $112 million – Sydney Morning Herald

Class action firm Gordon Legal said the government had agreed to pay $112 million in compensation for the victims of the program.



In a brief hearing in the Federal Court in Melbourne on Monday, lawyers for Centrelink said the parties had reached an agreement, which will require the court’s approval.
Law firm Gordon Legal, which is running the class action, said if the settlement was approved by the court then $1.2 billion in total would have been delivered to participants in the legal challenge since it started, including $112 million in compensation.
The government also agreed to drop $398 million in claimed debts, the firm…

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