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

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated March 10 2022 - 3:50am, first published 3:30am
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

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au