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Past member for Riverina Noel Hicks calls for changes to grant approval process

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By Andrew Mangelsdorf
Updated June 14 2022 - 10:59am, first published 1:15am
GRANT SCRUTINY: Former member for Riverina Noel Hicks has slammed the widespread practice of pork-barrelling. Picture: Cai Holroyd

A FORMER long-serving federal MP has slammed the widespread practice of pork barrelling, saying the allocation of funding must be removed from politics.

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Originally from South Australia, Andrew Mangelsdorf grew up in Victoria before launching his career in Temora, NSW. He also served as a journalist at Lake Cargelligo before making the move to The Daily Advertiser in 2022. Always on the lookout for story ideas, so if you've got one, let me know: andrew.mangelsdorf@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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