Cashing in on the Reef

Posted on: Sun 19 Aug 2018

The Turnbull Government’s $444 million grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation contravened its own guidelines for the allocation of such funds, according to environmental lawyers and governance experts. A Senate committee is currently investigating the process which lead to the grant allocation.

Barometer’s Des Lawrence speaks to Environmental Justice Australia principal lawyer David Barnden. David has been following this issue and has made a submission to the committee.

Malcolm Turnbull urged to come clean on meeting that led to $440m Great Barrier Reef grant

No environment officials at Turnbull meeting about $443m Great Barrier Reef grant to tiny charity

Produced by Des Lawrence

Image: Kyle Taylor




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