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I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I
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My husband was deported From Australia nearly 2 years ago
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Hi there. I live in Australia and have permanent residency
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Hello, I need to declare bankrupt. My mortgage is taking
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hi we are now in australia and the debtcollectors already knocked
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