SuniTAFE and other institutes across the state are crying out for vehicles to use in their automotive workshops, however, the State Government is crushing vehicles under anti-hoon legislation.
At the local TAFE about 90 per cent of vehicles used in training of automotive students are well past their use-by date, but buying new ones comes with a hefty price tag.
SuniTAFE educational business manager automotive, engineering and OHS Terry Sparrow is pushing for a change to the anti-hoon legislation that would allow vehicles that are to be destroyed and confiscated under the law, to instead be donated to TAFE institutes for training purposes.
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