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Holden exit: Pollies, unions react to closure

Shut down: Holden announced in December 2013 that it would shut its local manufacturing operations.

Labor and the union blame Coalition for Holden factory closure

Holden logo20 Oct 2017

By TIM NICHOLSON

- The federal Labor opposition and the manufacturing workers union has blamed the shut down of Australia’s automotive manufacturing industry on the Coalition government, as Holden closes the doors at its Elizabeth, South Australia factory today.

- Following the exit of manufacturing by Ford last year and Toyota earlier this month, the closure of the Holden plant after 69 years of building cars in Australia spells the end of automotive mass manufacturing Down Under.

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