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Turnbull’s Great Barrier Reef funding promise – recycled commitment

Michael Slezak reported in The Guardian (5.5.16):

‘All the $171m in funding announced in the budget for the Great Barrier Reef has come from other environmental programs, which already had significant amounts directed at conserving the reef, it emerged on Thursday.

‘It was also revealed that a large portion of the reallocated money will not be available for the reef until 2019, coinciding with when Unesco is scheduled to reconsider whether to categorise the reef as “in danger”.

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