Minister Burke’s claim that 8000 direct and indirect jobs will be created in the construction phase comes from Gunns website, too. Oddly, that figure isn’t consistent with Gunns’ draft IIS submission to the RPDC. At that stage Gunns claimed that there would be a peak of 3400 direct and indirect jobs created in the construction phase (see Allen Consulting report, Table C2). I have written to Minister Burke asking him to explain the discrepancy and will post his reply when it is received. Read more, comment at the end of the article, HERE