Hobart woman cops $23,000 VET FEE-HELP debt for course she couldn't access

Adam Holmes
Updated July 2 2021 - 2:18am, first published December 5 2019 - 4:00am
The young Hobart woman was receiving Centrelink and applying for jobs on Seek when she was approached by Acquire Learning on behalf of AIPE to enrol in a course that she couldn't access.
The young Hobart woman was receiving Centrelink and applying for jobs on Seek when she was approached by Acquire Learning on behalf of AIPE to enrol in a course that she couldn't access.

A Hobart woman was landed with a $23,000 VET FEE-HELP debt for an online course that she could not access, despite multiple assurances from the service provider that there would be no charge.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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