Foodbank's funding to feed hungry Australians is almost halved

A charity that provides 67 million meals for hungry Australians each year will have its federal funding cut from January 1. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says funding for the sector is being maintained, but will be shared by three charities instead of two.

The Government Has Slashed Funding To A Crucial Food Charity Just Before Xmas

The boss of food charity Foodbank has slammed the Morrison government for massively slashing its funding just before Christmas.

Foodbank that feeds 710,000 Australians a month has funding halved Foodbank that feeds 710,000 Australians a month has funding halved

The charity says funding for its Key Staples program, which makes sure essential supplies get to hungry people, will drop from $750,000 to $427,000 a year.

Chief executive says she can’t understand the move, which she says will harm drought-affected families

Government slashes charity Foodbank's funding by half

A food charity says a federal government funding cut will put in danger its ability to get essential items to needy Australians.

Warning as Foodbank funding cut

The Foodbank charity is demanding the Federal Government abandon plans to slash its funding amid warnings vulnerable people across the country may go hungry.