Perhaps we should have Sanjeev Gupta running for PM? Australia needs more of this forward looking vision.
So, as we noted around this time last year: Whyalla is not a ghost town at all – even despite the closure of the nearby coal generator that was forecast to destroy industry in the state. In fact, it’s about as far away from it as you can get – the expansion of the existing steel plant, alone, is expected to create 2500 jobs. And it’s all underpinned by renewable energy.