Emergency Response Fund yet to be used despite PM flagging fund in flood support action

Jamieson Murphy
Updated March 10 2022 - 2:50pm, first published 2:30pm
RAVAGED: Prime Minister Scott Morrison inspects the damage of the floods in Lismore.
RAVAGED: Prime Minister Scott Morrison inspects the damage of the floods in Lismore.

Money from the government's $4.8-billion emergency disaster response fund is yet to be activated, despite the Prime Minister Scott Morrison declaring that floods ravaging the east coast were exactly the type of crisis the fund was established to help.

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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