SA calls on Federal government for funding

SA calls on Federal government for funding

The South Australian government has called on the federal government to commit $330 million to the state’s exit plan for Holden workers.

Premier Jay Weatherill has released the state’s six point plan today, in response to the closure of the manufacturing sector in the state.

Mr Weatherill has announced the South Australian government will commit $60 million over four years, to go towards 14 initiatives to prepare for the closure in 2017.

But the Premier says the federal government needs to chip in to ensure employees have assistance.

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