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Australian Minister comments on GAME situation

Leigh Harris
Australian Minister comments on GAME situation

Bill Shorten MP has expressed his concern over the potential loss of 500 jobs from GAME Australia, but says he is 'hopeful' a buyer can be found.

Shorten is the Minister for the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Financial Services and Superannuation. He issued a statement today via the department's media centre.

It read: "My first thoughts go out to workers and their families who will be treating this news with shock and concern. I have asked my Department to make contact with the administrators and I am monitoring the situation closely."

"I understand the administrators intend to operate on a business-as-usual basis insofar as this is possible and obviously this is welcome news."

"The Government is hopeful a buyer will be found for the company however we stand ready to assist any workers who lose their job."

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