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Vic Govt ‘won’t listen’: VACC

Under fire: Victorian premier Daniel Andrews comes under heavy fire from auto industry following COVID-19 recovery plan.

Spring Street blasted: “fails to understand” auto retail sector as lockdown fallout intensifies

7 Sep 2020

THE heart of Australia’s automotive industry will remain under severe pressure for at least the next two months as Covid-19 plans outlined by the state premier, Daniel Andrews, bring to an almost standstill the ability for dealers and service centres to conduct business.


It comes as industry bodies warn the shutdowns will damage business to such a degree that a recovery could be a decade away and countless jobs – including apprentices – will be lost.


At the core of its response to the premier’s “road to recovery” is what the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) says is a complete misunderstanding of the retail sector and the diverse way in which different parts of retail operate.


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