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Adj debate - 'Unfreezing' indexation on Financial Assistance Grants the right thing to do: Cathy McGowan AO

Posted March 19, 2015

 

Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, calls on the Government to 'unfreeze' the indexation rise for Financial Assistance Grants for LGAs. Small rural councils rely on the FAGs for about 20 per cent of their budgets, meaning services will be cut long-term if the indexation does not occur.