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fund by AGL to create 36 jobs in Gloucester

Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 01:34:56 PM



As a result of AGL’s new community “legacy fund” the energy giant says 36 new jobs will be created in Gloucester.

Four companies will receive a combined total of almost $600,000 as a result of the fund, which was set up to fund projects that would “bring economic benefit” to the Gloucester region.

The $2 million fund was established in February by AGL after ditching its controversial Gloucester coal seam gas project.

“With AGL currently wrapping up its gas exploration project in the Gloucester region, we wanted to create ongoing opportunities and benefits for the region. I am excited to see that our fund will mean many opportunities for new jobs and business expansions to help bring economic benefit to the community,” Doug Jackson from AGL said.

Drifta Camping Kitchens, Bercol Logging, Woven Image and Leveltec Engineering are the four companies to receive funding from the grant.



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