'Straight from the horse's mouth': Mathias Cormann stands by Bridget McKenzie's claim on sports grants

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
Updated March 9 2020 - 7:38am, first published March 3 2020 - 1:30am
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann at Senate estimates on Monday with Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet deputy secretary Stephanie Foster. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann continued to insist on Tuesday that sports grants were decided on April 4, despite evidence from the Audit Office that Bridget McKenzie and Scott Morrison were switching funding around into the caretaker period a week later.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.