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    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Premier welcomes Tabcorp support for TC Debbie relief

    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    Premier welcomes Tabcorp support for TC Debbie relief

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed Tabcorp’s announcement of $237,500 for relief efforts for Queenslanders affected by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie and severe flooding.

    Tabcorp advise they are committing:

    • $200,000 to the Australian Red Cross Society
    • $12,500 to Happy Hooves
    • $12,500 to Queensland Hoteliers’ Association fund
    • $12,500 to Racing Queensland fund

    The Premier encouraged anyone wanting to help their fellow Queenslanders to make a donation directly with a respected charity:

    “These charities are trained to respond to the needs of communities hit by natural disasters and can provide food, equipment, shelter, and other support,” she said.

    Goods and services can also be donated to GIVIT through their website www.givit.org.au.

    Media contact: Kirby Anderson (Premier’s office) 0417 263 791