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Industry welcomes SA jobs measures

Impact: The Australian-built Cruze reaches the end of the line in less than three months, taking 320 jobs with it from Holden’s Elizabeth factory in Adelaide’s north.

South Australian government aims to boost employment as Holden wind-down kicks in

General News logo15 Jul 2016


- The SA Motor Trade Association (MTA) has welcomed the South Australian government’s budget initiatives designed to boost employment and business confidence as the state faces significant job cuts with Holden’s manufacturing wind-down and closure next year.

- Earlier this week, Holden confirmed that production of the Cruze small car would end at its Elizabeth factory on October 7 this year – the same day that Ford Australia officially closes its manufacturing operations – and that 320 jobs would be axed at the Adelaide plant as a result.

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