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Can a tiny Australian coal town reinvent itself?

The Hazelwood power station and coal mine are just visible from David Briggs’ property up in the mountains that surround the town of Morwell. He sweeps an outstretched arm across the valley and points, in case I miss it. His old fluorescent mining jacket hangs loosely on his frail limbs. photo by Tony Jackson Morwell is a small town encircled by open-cut coal mines and power stations in the Australian state of…
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by: Jarni Blakkarly – Autumn 2016

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