Bridget McKenzie sport rorts: Drought funding overseen by minister went to ineligible councils

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
January 29 2020 - 2:00am
Deputy Nationals leader Bridget McKenzie was the Regional Services and Local Government Minister when 14 councils were given drought funding in the lead-up to the 2019 election. Several of those councils did not meet the eligibility criteria. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Embattled Deputy Nationals leader Bridget McKenzie has been embroiled in another government grants controversy, this time involving grants designed to assist drought-affected towns.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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