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The next Federal Government must get real, listen and engage industry to fill the current automotive skills shortage of 35,000 positions and plan

Australia's greatest mobility risk is filling the current 35,000 positions for qualified automotive technicians and specialists, and to properly plan for the technology, qualifications and jobs that will be required to service a rapidly changing national fleet fast approaching 20 million vehicles.

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) today released its Federal Election position paper 'Keeping Australia Moving' highlighting the priorities of: People Training Skills and Mentoring; Building a Better Automotive Business Environment; Policy and Regulatory Reform; and Infrastructure.

MTAA and Members, on behalf of thousands of automotive businesses nationwide calls on the next Federal Government to engage in a better automotive industry partnership to develop a sector plan, an automotive sector blueprint, to address current skills shortages and a range of other matters impacting the sector, industries within it, and consumers.

Read full MTAA 2019 Federal Election Priorities here as a flip book

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