The Sydney Morning Herald: Australian Skills Shortage

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

Motor Traders’ Association of NSW head of government relations Collin Jennings said there was a deficit of more than 30,000 workers in the motor industry, including mechanics, body repairs and auto electricians.

“Many qualified employees are having to return to the tools in their previous roles in the back-end to fill the shortages,” he said. “This then leads to insufficient front-end staff such as sales and service managers.”
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