Charities are given a $100million funding boost to keep them afloat during coronavirus crisis
- Charities will be given a much-needed lifeline by the Morrison government
- Families and Social Services Minister Anne Ruston announced funding on Sat
- Immediate $100million funding injection to more than 300 charities
- Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID
The Morrison government is providing an immediate $100 million funding injection to more than 300 charities and community organisations faced with an economic downturn caused by the coronavirus.
Families and Social Services Minister Anne Ruston also announced a new national coordination group to help identify emergency issues at the local, state and the national level.
Families and Social Services Minister Anne Ruston (pictured) announced the funding on Saturday
‘Many people reaching out to these services may have never needed this type of assistance before so we need to make sure we have the right supports in place to help people through this period and bounce back stronger when it’s over,’ Senator Ruston said in a statement on Saturday.