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DISASTER FUNDING HELD BACK TILL AFTER DISASTER SEASON

December 23, 2020

The Morrison Government has again chosen an announcement over delivery, with flood prone regions unlikely to receive newly-announced mitigation funding until floods have already hit.

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DISASTER FUNDS NOT USED, AS SUMMER FLOODS HIT

December 17, 2020

The Morrison Government must explain why it is still sitting on disaster mitigation funds that could be used to keep communities safe during natural disasters.

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ANOTHER NAIF ANNOUNCEMENT - STILL NO DELIVERY

December 10, 2020

It's been review after review, announcement after announcement, and still the NAIF has only released about $218 million from its $5 billion budget - less than five cents in the dollar - five years after the NAIF was announced.

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MORE WARNINGS THE GOVERNMENT IS UNPREPARED FOR DISASTER SEASON

December 07, 2020

A new report supported by Australia's largest general insurer, Insurance Australia Group (IAG), has shown the Morrison Government is not prepared for the coming disaster season.

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NEW NORTHERN AUSTRALIA REPORT CALLS FOR CHANGE

December 03, 2020

The Federal Government must do more to prioritise local jobs, fast-track funding and invest in small projects in Northern Australia in order to help regional areas recover post-COVID, a new Senate inquiry report has found.

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STATE OF THE CLIMATE 2020 REPORT

November 13, 2020

The BOM and CSIRO State of the Climate 2020 report spells out clearly that we must prepare for more extreme weather events in the future.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA