There's a Race to Avert Australia's Next Ghost Town

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  • Steelworks collapse spurs calls for government intervention
  • Australia manufacturing sector now second smallest in OECD

Whyalla steelworks in 2002.

Photographer: Brendan Esposito/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

After letting swathes of its manufacturing collapse in recent years, Australia may be poised to change tack.

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