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Walpo laments “huge disappointment” with decision to reject mine plan for Cape York

dereck-walpoQueensland's State Government should reconsider shelving plans for a Cape York mine, Aurukun Mayor, Dereck Walpo said because keeping the mining plans on track could have helped cut Indigenous welfare dependency.

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney announced last week proposals by two firms to open a bauxite mine at Aurukun on the western cape had been rejected.

The plans were shelved over concerns not...

 

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