$250,000 delivered to Aboriginal families at a cost of $220,000

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 18 2018 - 11:16pm, first published September 9 2012 - 3:00am

IDO not think that welfarism minister Jenny Macklin has yet had the acclaim she deserves for a great Labor achievement announced this week - that government spending on indigenous Australians has reached, in average, about $250,000 per Aboriginal family a year. Macklin's own solid contribution has been to increase this sum by about 10 per cent, or $25,000 a family, since Julia Gillard took Labor into minority government.

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