House debates

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Questions without Notice

Regional Australia

2:06 pm

Photo of Michael McCormackMichael McCormack (Riverina, National Party, Leader of the Nationals) Share this | Hansard source

That $10 million initial contribution has now grown to $100 million, supporting almost 10,000 communities, small communities across regional Australia. We, too, as a government support the foundation's work. It's important work. That's why last year the federal government granted the foundation an additional $15 million to provide funding under the Tackling Tough Times Together program. It's a good program, it's helping good people and it's a very, very good initiative.

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