According to ABC Radio 666AM this morning, the ACT government is allocating $300,000 to prop up Summernats. This comes amid school closures, the Griffith Library closure, and paid hospital parking.
Still, luckily the arboretum and the statue of Al Grasby will still go ahead.
[ED – no doubt in exchange for knocking back our request for media accreditation (which, i hasten to add, was done in a professional and timely manner which was much appreciated)]
UPDATED: The CT has a story on this.