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‘Absolutely disgraceful’: Major rorting of emergency flood assistance

FIRST WITH BEN FORDHAM
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The Government Services Minister has warned people exploiting government flood relief payments will be caught.

$862 million in emergency flood payments has been paid to 1 million people over the past few weeks.

Ben Fordham Live has revealed some have been claiming the payment despite not actually being affected by any flooding.

Government Services Minister Linda Reynolds told Ben Fordham they are aware of the claims.

“That is absolutely disgraceful because there is absolutely no doubt that there is a great need.”

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