Terms of Reference

The announcement, by General Motors on 17 February 2020, to withdraw the Holden brand and operations from Australia, with particular reference to:

  1. the impacts of that decision on:
    1. Holden employees,
    2. the Holden dealership network (small and medium sized businesses and family enterprises, and their employees),
    3. the Holden research and development facilities, and
    4. owners of Holden vehicles (including service and repair);
  2. the role of the Franchise Code and the Government’s proposed dealership amendments to the Franchise Code;
  3. Government or other policy settings on manufacturing, research and development, business support and transition, and employee support; and
  4. any related matters.

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Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
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eec.sen@aph.gov.au