Australia's automotive manufacturing industry

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Australia. Productivity Commission


This report presents the Productivity Commission's views on the costs and benefits of industry-specific assistance to the automotive manufacturing industry, in light of the structural change that will occur over the next few years as Ford, Holden and Toyota close their motor vehicle manufacturing plants in Australia. Key findings presented in the report include: retrenched employees face costs associated with job search and training, and some will have lower paid or less secure jobs once re-employed; loss of employment is particularly challenging for older people, or those with poor...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Finance; Disadvantaged; Governance

Keywords: Unemployment; Retrenchment; Retraining; Government role

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; South Australia; Victoria

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Productivity Commission, 2014

Physical description: xiii, 326 p.

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ISBN: 9781740374781

ISSN: 1447-1329

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 118.1233

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