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Senate inquiry recommendations rejected

No go: The federal government has drawn the curtain on the Automotive Transformation Scheme, despite a senate committee’s recommendations that the money be redirected.

Raft of small investments in diverse manufacturing to replace car industry scheme

General News logo7 Sep 2017

By IAN PORTER

- The federal government has rejected virtually all of the recommendations made by a senate committee that examined the future of the automotive industry after the closure of manufacturing next month.

- And it refused to repurpose the remaining money in the Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) so that it could be used in related areas of manufacturing such as automotive components and caravans.

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