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Media Release - Challenging times for Leigh Creek and Port Augusta

18-Jun-2015

Regional Development Australia Far North (RDAFN) is set to meet the challenges ahead with Alinta Energy's announcement this morning of the closure of the Port Augusta Power Stations and Leigh Creek.

The announcement itself, and the pending closure will have a significant impact on Port Augusta, Leigh Creek and the surrounding region. Dr Jen Cleary, Chairperson of RDA Far North said, 'Our immediate concern is for the people affected by the closure and their futures. The shock and uncertainty this announcement has created will be hard hitting and our communities will need immediate, practical support'.

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