The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, as the peak industry organisation representing vehicle manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles and motorcycles in Australia, offers its thanks to Mike Mrdak for his enormous contribution to Australia’s transport sector over many years, including his eight-year role as Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (DIRD).
Australia today has a stronger transport sector and infrastructure befitting Australia’s unique geography as a direct result of Mike’s stewardship.
During his tenure Mike he has overseen many changes to Australia’s transport fleet, including the recent decisions on the Motor Vehicle Standards Act to the benefit of consumers around the country.
Australia’s new motor vehicle industry wishes Mike well in his future role as Secretary of the Department of Communications and the Arts.
The FCAI welcomes the appointment of Dr Steven Kennedy PSM as incoming Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
The new motor vehicle industry looks forward to working with Dr Kennedy and his Department on future challenges facing the industry.