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Nhulunbuy residents on tenterhooks awaiting Rio decision on refinery

wali wunungmurraResidents in an Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory fear they would lose schooling, food and hospital care if Rio Tinto close their refinery in the town.

Nhulunbuy, in north east Arnhem Land was variously described as one of the wealthiest towns in Australia.

But a decision by Rio to sell the refinery could put all that at risk.

"We will be collateral damage, that is all...

 

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