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Bridget McKenzie gave Sport Australia final list of grant projects in caretaker period

Sport Australia received the final list of projects to be given grants from the former sports minister Bridget McKenzie 17 minutes after the government entered the caretaker period and one day after it was sent to the prime minister’s office.

Sport Australia officials revealed at a Senate inquiry hearing on Thursday that McKenzie chose not to fund 164 projectsthe agency had recommended on 3 April 2019, sending a final list at 8.46am on 11 April, 17 minutes after the governor general prorogued parliament before the 2019 election.

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