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Morrison rejects claims Refugee Council funding cut ‘petty, vindictive’ (SBS)

30 May 20140 comments

Refugee advocates lashed out at the Abbott Government after news emerged that hundreds of thousands of dollars that had been allocated for the country’s peak refugee body over a four-year period had been slashed.

Core funding of $140,000 a year had been allocated for the Refugee Council of Australia in this month’s Federal Budget, but the funds have since been axed by Immigration Minister Scott Morrison.

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