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Walpo says bauxite mine deal could rejuvenate Aurukun

Dereck-WalpoAurukun Mayor, Dereck Walpo has welcomed an announcement by Queensland Deputy Premier, Jeff Seeney which is expected to lead to local Indigenous people having a stake in a major bauxite mining project in Queensland's Cape York region.

Mr Seeney announced a shortlist of five groups that are being considered to develop a bauxite lode near the Watson River at Aurukun, north of Cairns.

The list...


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