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Manufacturing has traditionally been the city’s main source of income but it’s been hit hard in recent years, with serious doubts about the future of Alcoa’s Point Henry smelter and Qantas’ heavy maintenance operation at Avalon.
The scrapping of those two facilities would result in more than 1,200 job losses, plus thousands more down-stream.
But Bernadette Uzelac from the Geelong Chamber of Commerce says Geelong’s dependence on manufacturing is changing:
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