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Australia Day honours for industry identities

Major influence: Colin Peters believes the future for Australian industry is in innovation, not traditional automotive manufacturing, despite working in the parts sector for 40 years.

Parts industry stalwart Colin Peters, retail group legend Vern Wheatley win awards

General News logo28 Jan 2016

By TERRY MARTIN

- Former Castalloy managing director Colin Peters and former Automotive Holdings Group chairman Vern Wheatley were recognised for their services to the automotive industry in the 2016 Australia Day Honours.

- Both received OAM awards, Peters for years of service to the automotive manufacturing sector and professional industry associations, and Wheatley for service to the automotive industry.

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