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Australia: Goodbye, and thanks for all the cash!

May 24, 2013

What, more? Oh, you shouldn’t have!

Ford Australia executives have announced that the company will cease manufacturing in 2016; but thanks to the Gillard government there’s still a chance to snort some coke off nude supermodels’ bellies at the taxpayer’s expense.

TAXPAYER funds will keep flowing to Ford Australia for the next three years to finish vehicles including a six-cylinder diesel wagon that receives $47 million in industry aid because it is considered a “green” car.

As a political row flared over car subsidies, the Gillard government confirmed that the $34m top-up it promised Ford last year had already been handed over and that more would be paid before the company closed its Victorian factories in 2016.

The Australian

And as if that wasn’t enough:


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