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Alan Tudge referred to Australian Federal Police by Linda Burney over Centrelink disclosure - ABC Online

Labor MP Linda Burney has asked the Australian Federal Police to determine whether Human Services Minister Alan Tudge broke the law by disclosing a welfare recipient's personal information to a journalist. The Department of Human Services (DHS) has ...and more »

Department of Human Services defends release of personal information of blogger critical of Centrelink - ABC Online (blog)

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has defended the release of a welfare recipient's personal and protected information to a journalist, insisting it was proportionate and legal. The release has been criticised by the Federal Opposition and lawyers ...and more »

'Doxing': Centrelink's release of single mum's personal details sparks outrage - The New Daily

Centrelink's decision to disclose personal information about a single mother who publicly criticised the agency has sparked fears it could have “chilling effect” on those looking to speak out. The Department of Human Services has come under fire for ...and more »

Centrelink: Labor refers minister to Australian Federal Police over alleged privacy breaches - The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor frontbencher Linda Burney has referred Human Services Minister Alan Tudge to federal police over allegations he broke social security laws by releasing the personal information of a Centrelink recipient to the media. Ms Burney, Labor's human ...and more »

Centrelink debt: agency defends monitoring welfare complaints on social media - The Sydney Morning Herald

Human Services Minister Alan Tudge is getting regular updates from his department on welfare recipients who are "criticising or unhappy with the system", a senate estimates committee has been told, as Centrelink staff trawl social media to keep an eye ...and more »

Exclusive: minister's office sent journalist internal briefings about Centrelink client - The Guardian

Human services minister Alan Tudge's office mistakenly sent details of personal circumstances, relationship and tax history. Christopher Knaus · @knausc. Wed 1 Mar 2017 21.33 EST Last modified on Wed 1 Mar 2017 21.51 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Labor's call for AFP probe into Centrelink details released by Human Services Minister Alan Tudge - NEWS.com.au

THE AFP is being called on to investigate whether Human Services Minister Alan Tudge illegally gave a Centrelink client's private details to the media. Claire Bickers, AAP. News Corp Australia NetworkMarch 2, 20174:27pm. Video; Image ...and more »

Centrelink admits trawling social media for complaints - ZDNet

Centrelink staff trawl social media for complaints about the welfare agency and may escalate serious gripes to the Minister for Human Services Alan Tudge. Latest Australian news. Australian government announces 5G working group members · Australian ...and more »

Centrelink trawls social media for welfare complaints - The West Australian

Centrelink staff trawl social media for complaints about the welfare agency, and may escalate serious gripes to the responsible minister. Senior bureaucrats responsible for Centrelink say their workers sift through print, broadcast and social media for ...and more »