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TOWNSVILLE FLOODING - should federal gov give more support to QLD then overseas??

By bluejean . Created on 10 Feb, 2019
So in light of the recent monsoonal disaster in Townsville causing extensive damage to home and loss of life, should the government provide more funding than the $1000.00 to people who have lost all of their belongings and extensive damage to home - some completely under and animals lost. i am from Townsville and saw it first hand - while people are resilient, there are a lot of people who are totally broken - how can you ever feel like your house is ever safe again? why were so many new estates built on flood plains?
Current Affairs 307 votes | 17 Comments
Yes - Bloody oath they should !

Yes - Bloody oath they should !

No - who cares about Australia when we can give millions in support to overseas disasters

No - who cares about Australia when we can give millions in support to overseas disasters

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Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Robyn said on Mar 12, 2019
It’s because the Government won’t get enough out of it by helping our Poor Struggling Farmers!!!! Everything is based on money from Export and Import from Countries overseas.
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Kevin said on Mar 1, 2019
Overseas don't help us when we need it !
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Leone said on Feb 20, 2019
Yes Australians should come first ☹️
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Jules said on Feb 19, 2019
there is regular rainfall up north and sometimes flooding. Why cant they divert this excess water to the drought stricken areas of QLD or NSW instead of it going out to sea and ruining the Reef with all the mud and slush. Come on Government there needs some brains in charge!!! Don't waste millions on overseas give it back to the country!!!
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
braunhi said on Feb 19, 2019
Julie this is so well said. Unfortunately there does not appear to be that many brains in Government at the moment - it is all about themselves. Agree with your solution and the money needs to be given to Australia not overseas. I do not know who gives us money for stricken areas such as QLD or NSW. Take care.
Grace said on Feb 16, 2019
for sure!!!! They are always helping other countries instead of people in our own country first....
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Hans Proebsting said on Feb 13, 2019
Do you mean "than overseas" ???
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Mary said on Feb 12, 2019
Am from Townsville so I know first hand what has happened here was a disaster. The government needs to look after their own first instead of giving money overseas.
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
braunhi said on Feb 12, 2019
You would know first hand. Take care. I do agree with your comment.
Yes - Bloody oath they should !
Dee said on Feb 11, 2019
Of course