Toyota has now joined GMH and ford and will not manufacture cars any more in Australia.
THIS article is really good at showing what occurred and what is occurring in Australia.
I do not agree with all of this but it is a great read and will boost those brain cells as you cogitate on it.
Wages has very little to do with the decline as anyone with the most basic mathematical ability could discern.
Here is Ross Gittins and Malcolm Maiden.