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Neoen solar plant ready for construction set to create 80 to 100 jobs

Oliver Jacques
Updated April 22 2017 - 10:17am, first published April 11 2017 - 4:00pm

When fences started going up around 69-year-old Gloria Badoco’s Yoogali farm, people thought the government were using her land to grow hemp.  

Oliver Jacques

Oliver Jacques


Moved to Griffith as a refugee from Sydney traffic and housing prices. Previously freelanced for The Guardian, ABC, SBS and Daily Telegraph. Email story ideas to