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Dereck Walpo hails Aurukun bauxite mine as way to deliver “new hope”

dereck walpoBusiness and community leaders are describing the Queensland Government's call for fresh expressions of interest to mine rich bauxite deposits at Aurukun on Cape York as giving the Indigenous people of the region new hope, prosperity and jobs.

The $1 billion mine has the potential to employ 700 people during construction and up to 600 during operations.

The successful applicant will not have to...

 

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