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‘A disgraceful statement’: ACT politicians clash over NDIS claims | The Transcontinental

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Claims the Morrison government is trying to “destroy” the National Disability Insurance Scheme has sparked a fiery clash between two ACT politicians.

Senator Seselja responded angrily to Ms Payne’s claim, saying it was “a lie”.

Senator Zed Seselja maintains the government is committed to the NDIS. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Senator Zed Seselja maintains the government is committed to the NDIS. Picture: Keegan Carroll

He defended the government’s commitment to the scheme, pointing out that it now supported more than 430,000 people across Australia.

“That is an outrageous statement and you know it is a lie,” he said.

“You are scaring people on the NDIS when we are delivering for a record number. What a disgraceful statement, what an absolutely disgraceful statement – you do not believe what you just said.”

Ms Payne doubled down,…



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