'I just cried and cried': Terminally ill man has Centrelink payments cut for interview no-show

By Kate Aubusson
Updated July 2 2017 - 7:07am, first published 2:00am
News. Rhys Pagalday with his mum Caroline . Rhys is 21 years old and has terminal cancer. He had his Centrelink payments cut off because he couldn't show up to job interviews and they have been harassed by his case manager.. Photo by Edwina Pickles.

As Caroline Pagalday sat with her 21-year-old son Rhys, chemotherapy pumping through his body, the phone calls wouldn't stop. With only months to live, Rhys was expected to go job hunting or his Centrelink support payment would be cut-off.

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