“We want to reassure customers that payments will not be affected,” he said.
“Our priority remains ensuring that those most vulnerable or with urgent queries will get the support they need.”
The strike comes after the Community and Public Sector Union was offered only a 0.7 percent increase to the proposed 10.5 percent offer.
The Australian Public Service Commission have since informed the union that they plan to turn down the offer.
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