When the General Motors Holden factory closes at Elizabeth in October, an Australian icon will no longer be made here. But the Holden has been remade through art.
The world's landfills are growing, which has prompted the search for new industrial processes that can use everyday waste items in some surprising ways.
We tend to throw away broken things, but the Japanese art of kintsugi – repairing broken ceramics with gold and silver – can give us a different perspective on waste.
Ten years ago, the English Potteries looked to be breathing their last. Their reinvention should bring hope to struggling manufacturing bases everywhere.