The government is "sitting on" millions in funding for coal-mining affected areas, said Labor's Paul Scully.
But Deputy Premier John Barilaro said the money - $24 million - was part of an annual allocation and would be spent this financial year.
The funding falls under the Resources for Regions program and there is a $50 million pool. So far 11 projects have received a total of $26 million, leaving $24 million in the kitty.
Mr Scully, Labor's Natural Resources spokesman, called on Mr Barilaro to get those funds out the door to those who need them.
However, a budget estimates hearing heard the government was still planning to allocate the funds before the end of the 2019-20 financial year.
Gary Barnes, Planning Department's co-ordinator general of Regions Industry Agriculture and Resources, appeared at the hearing with Mr Barilaro.
He said the scheme had been under review.
"The review has been completed and it is being consulted on at the moment, again with stakeholder groups," Mr Barnes said.
"We believe we will be in a position to furnish the Deputy Premier with the completed outcomes of that review and recommendations for his consideration within the next two weeks."