Councils call for $250 million disaster mitigation funding boost

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Updated April 3 2024 - 10:07am, first published 6:45am
Current funding is "vastly insufficient" for the number of potential mitigation projects across the country according to Australian Local Government Association President Linda Scott.
Current funding is "vastly insufficient" for the number of potential mitigation projects across the country according to Australian Local Government Association President Linda Scott.

Funding for disaster mitigation projects has been labelled as "vastly insufficient" by councils pointing to a deluge of knocked-back applications to a key federal government program to make their case.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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