Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download PDFDownload PDF 

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment

12    Industry—South Australia—Automotive Manufacturing

Senator Simms, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 1056—That the Senate—

    (a)   acknowledges:

                  (i)   that the South Australian automotive manufacturing industry has been an important part of the South Australian economy for over 50 years,

                 (ii)   this difficult time for South Australian employees in the car manufacturing industry due to the scheduled closure of Holden’s Elizabeth plant, and

                (iii)   that globally, electric car manufacturing is one of the fastest growing industries in the world; and

    (b)   calls on the Government to:

                  (i)   develop a strategy to support South Australian workers as they transition into new jobs due to the closure of Holden’s Elizabeth plant, and

                 (ii)   refocus automotive industry assistance to encourage new manufacturing investment, including in the manufacture of electric and other non-fossil-fuel-powered vehicles.

Question put and passed.