Future of Australia's automotive industry

Driving jobs and investment

1 December 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-332-3

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 21KB)
Executive summary - Interim report (PDF 37KB)
Chapter 1 - Background to the inquiry (PDF 39KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Submissions and public hearings
Background to inquiry
Scope of this inquiry
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 - Future trends affecting the automotive industry (PDF 53KB)

Australia will continue to depend on automotive transport
Industry undergoing unprecedented change
Coordinated policy approach required

Chapter 3 - Sales, service and repair sectors (PDF 105KB)

Servicing and repairs
Automotive skills and training

Chapter 4 - Automotive manufacturing (PDF 79KB)

Future of automotive manufacturing
Policy options to support automotive manufacturing

Chapter 5 - Motorsport and motoring enthusiasts (PDF 53KB)

Importance of motorsport and motoring enthusiasts
Challenges facing the expansion of this sector

Government Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 14KB)
Additional comments from the Australian Greens (PDF 26KB)
Additional Comments by Senator Nick Xenophon - There is still petrol in the tank of Australian automotive manufacturing (PDF 14KB)
Additional comments by the Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party (PDF 20KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 24KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 15KB)

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