Can a Centrelink debt be added to a financial separation pool? Debt occurred but was not discovered during defacto relationship from financial and emotional abuse. Person is now about to admit the fraud to Centrelink and is applying for a vro based on evidence of continued abuse to them and their children. - will the newly claimed pension be stopped instantly for the parent at fault who has custody of the children and no means of financial income (many assets drained and moved offshore by other party) - Can the debt be added to the settlement and paid from it. - How long will the debt take to be produced. - Can the custodial parent avoid prison time given the circumstances of abuse. - Will the other party face any prosecution (claiming child support on tax for example) - Is the childcare subsidy that was claimed added to the debt.