Media Release – Government Pretends Biggest Expenditure Item Is Drought – Wednesday, 16 October 2019
GOVERNMENT PRETENDS BIGGEST EXPENDITURE ITEM IS DROUGHT
This Government is loose with the truth.
24 hours after it emerged their dam announcement was based on false figures, they have made up more total fantasy.
Today in Question Time the Treasurer said the drought was the “number one call on the budget.”
This is cold comfort to the thousands of farmers desperately struggling to survive on the land, who are not receiving one cent of direct funding from the Future Drought Fund.
Farmers have been left high and dry by the Morrison Government and now the Government is misleading by suggesting they are spending more money on farmers than anyone else.
Leader of the Australian Labor Party, MP for Grayndler, Rabbitohs Life Member. Authorised by Anthony Albanese, ALP, Canberra.