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"THE state's two key industrial cities will be "wiped off the map" by a carbon tax, a major union warns.The tax would strip thousands of jobs from Whyalla and Port Pirie, the Australian Workers Union state secretary Wayne Hanson said."
The internal revolt from Labor's industrial heartland threatens not just the reform but the Government's survival.
Mr Hanson yesterday stepped up his union's opposition to the tax, claiming the future of both cities would be in serious doubt because both had economies based on the high-emission production of steel, iron ore and zinc.
"Goodbye. They will be off the map," he said.
"Neighbour Ron Frood, 62, said: 'This is supposed to be a residential area but we see people coming and going all day long.
People often arrive with plates of food and then the next day the bin bags are just thrown outside attracting rats and foxes.'I have accepted that I don’t really think anything will change to be honest as they’ve been allowed to get away with it for so long.' "