THE next South Australian premier must fly to America to meet with Kimberly-Clark Corporation executives to secure a long-term plan for the Millicent Mill according to Independent Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell.
Liberal candidate Craig Marsh also vowed to fight to secure the future of the plant as candidates came out following a challenge from the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU).
The union called on candidates to address the “looming crisis of a possible closure” of the mill.
Mr Bell pledged to seek a commitment from the next State Government to safeguard South East jobs.
“I will demand the Premier of