Bushfire response: federal government announces new recovery response spending

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
January 7 2020 - 2:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, centre, announced the new funding with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, left, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Karleen Minney

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dramatically upped his bushfire response for the second time in two days, pledging $2 billion over two years in grants to rebuild towns and farms.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

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