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Time to deliver promised funding for First Nations water in Murray-Darling Basin, says Labor

The federal opposition says any plan to re-direct government funding promised to Aboriginal Australians to buy water would be "incredibly paternalistic".

First Nations groups have been calling on the government to deliver $40 million, promised by the former water minister David Littleproud in 2018, to First Nations water anger
Speculation has been growing that the government could spend the money on initiatives other than water ownership, such as employment programs.

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