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Pauline Hanson has ‘grave concerns’ over use of foreign aid

Despite a rising death toll and millions of dollars worth of damage following the earthquakes in Papua New Guinea, all Australia could muster up was $200,000 in aid.

But, only a few weeks ago, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop handed over $90 million to a charity following a tweet from pop-star Rhianna.

Ben Fordham speaks with Pauline Hanson who has questioned the government’s foreign aid decisions, saying she has “grave concerns”.

“We do give Papua New Guinea also $534 million a year in foreign aid.

“If they need that immediate foreign aid, send over people.

“I would not give them, unless it’s absolutely necessary, any more money.”

Ms Hanson also has some choice words for the Opposition Leader Bill Shorten following his backflip on the Adani coal mine.

“I wish he’d keep the hell out of Queensland because I’ve got no time for him up here.

“The fact is, he’s doing this because he wants to win the seat of Batman.

“I don’t trust him as far I can throw him and heaven help us if he ends up Prime Minister of this country.”

Listen to the full interview below