Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas has warned that local contractors and suppliers to GFG Alliance could be “left in the lurch” should the company collapse.
Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Malinauskas said contractors could be at risk of missing out on hundreds of thousand of dollars owed for work already undertaken.
He called on Premier Steven Marshall to put in place plans for the “worst case scenario”, saying that the government should hope for the best and plan for the worst.
Mr Malinauskas said the recent developments presented Mr Marshall with an opportunity to echo Labor in providing no-interest loans to suppliers affected by GFG’s struggles.
“That would at least give those businesses some confidence going forward,”…