& # 39; Belongs to the World & # 39 ;: Bill Short calls on Australians to make donations to help rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral after it was destroyed in a huge fire
- Labor leader Bill Shorten says Australians should help rebuild the Notre Dame ruins
- He marked a tax deduction for those who made a donation for the restoration of the cathedral
- Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull suggested giving Australia direct assistance
Australians could soon make charity donations to rebuild the burnt remains of Notre Dame.
Opposition leader Bill Shorten said Australians should be encouraged to contribute to a recovery fund & # 39; to breathe new life into the world-famous 12th-century Gothic structure in Paris.
& # 39; Notre Dame does not only belong to Paris and France. It belongs to the world, & he said to reporters on Tuesday.
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Australians could soon make a charity donation to rebuild Notre Dame after it was burned
& # 39; We, all of us, who have enjoyed that architecture, history, perhaps we should also help around Paris and Notre Dame. & # 39;
The Labor leader advocated the idea of allowing Australians to make a tax-deductible gift following a suggestion by former liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
& # 39; If the Australian government wanted to make a direct contribution, it could be. Lots of precedents, & # 39; Mr. Turnbull said Tuesday morning.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said he would undoubtedly want to contribute to many Australians.
Mr. Shorten advocated the idea of allowing Australians to make a tax-deductible donation to rebuild Notre Dame (pictured) following a suggestion by former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
& # 39; Definitely, if money goes to the restoration and Australians who want to contribute can, that should be supported, & # 39; he said to ABC TV.
& # 39; Every Parisian will undoubtedly dig deep. I don't think there will be a shortage of funds for this to happen. & # 39;
The huge fire dissolved and destroyed Notre Dame's roof, but firefighters managed to save the scale of the stone structure from collapse.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured in Melbourne) remembered that he visited Notre Dame with his wife Jenny almost 30 years ago
The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said that some works of art were removed from the cathedral and placed in safe storage.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison recalled that he visited Notre Dame with his wife Jenny almost 30 years ago.
& # 39; It's a pretty special place and today it was really sad to see it in flames & # 39 ;, he told Tuesday on Adelaide's 5AA radio.
& # 39; Paris is an eternal city and it will rebuild and it will recover. & # 39;