BUDGET FAILS TO HELP TOP END: NT GOVT

May 10, 2017

 

Luke Gosling joined fellow federal Labor MP Warren Snowdon and Senator Malarndirri McCarthy to slam a $16 million decrease in National Partnership for Remote Housing funding to the NT.

"There are no real funding commitments in this budget to glose the gap of indigenous disadvantage. This is a disgrace," they said.

The NT will receive some of the $55.7 million the commonwealth has committed over five years to help improve the job prospects for indigenous Australians across the country.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/nt-back-of-the-pack-in-canberra-budget/news-story/6d6805a7afee46a9571efcd6e8ad22ed