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  • Bushfire Assistance

    Bushfire Assistance

    MTAA Member Associations are available to provide advice to any constituents that have been impacted by bushfires across Australia. For further information please contact your local Motor Trades Association or Automobile Chamber of Commerce

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  • Global Automotive Recycling Associations sign historic Memorandum of Cooperation

    Global Automotive Recycling Associations sign historic Memorandum of Cooperation

    MELBOURNE 16 September 2019

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  • Unparalleled national footprint

    Unparalleled national footprint

    Thousands upon thousands of automotive businesses nationwide are members of MTAA’s Motor Trades Association and Automobile Chambers of Commerce organisation members. They provide MTAA access to automotive grass roots representation that is unparalleled.
  • Skilled labour shortages in the automotive industry

    Skilled labour shortages in the automotive industry

    Now is a great time to consider an automotive career. The sector and industries in it are experiencing record skills shortages. This means there are a range of professional careers available throughout Australia from mechanics to retailers. If this sounds like a career you would like to pursue, click below for more information.

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  • National Sector Committees Websites

    National Sector Committees Websites

    National Industry Sector Committees (NISC’s) bring a national focus to specific automotive industries and provide detailed technical input and advice to MTAA and Members.

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  • Draft Code of Conduct for Access to Service and Repair Information

    Draft Code of Conduct for Access to Service and Repair Information

    MTAA has developed a draft Code of Conduct for Access to Service, Repair and Technical information to facilitate industry and government consultation and discussion on potential solutions. Click here for more information.

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  • MTAA Member Web Portals to Commonwealth Government Websites

    MTAA Member Web Portals to Commonwealth Government Websites

    Supporting Your Government Information Needs and Obligations. These portals provide easy access to a number of Government websites and the important information they contain.

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Welcome to the Motor Trades Association of Australia

Representing the motor trades industries throughout Australia

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) represents many of the 69,365 retail motor trades businesses which employ over 379,365 Australians and contributed $37.1 billion to the Australian economy in 2017/18; which equates to 2.2% of Australia’s GDP.

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Latest News

Auto Recycling Roundtable

Auto Recycling Roundtable

On Wednesday, 5 February 2020, the MTAA attended a roundtable with the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of South Australia hosted by MTA SA/NT.

In attendance was the Chief Executive Office of the EPA, Tony Circelli, as well as his directors for regulation, and policy and legislation. The roundtable heard from MTA members and industry experts from diverse sections of the automotive industry such as recycling, body repair, tyre retail, as well as automotive repair and engineering.

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Government commits to Data Sharing Law

Government commits to Data Sharing Law

The Federal Government has committed to legislation to address the provision of access to service and repair information and data. Assistant Treasurer the Hon Michael Sukkar MP and Treasury Department officials met with representatives of MTAA, AAAA, FCAI, AAA and AADA on Wednesday this week  to outline that government had determined that head legislation is the way to best address the ACCC 2017 recommendation for a prescribed and mandated scheme to provide access to vehicle service and repair information and data.

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South Australian Parliamentary Inquiry continues

South Australian Parliamentary Inquiry continues

A group of South Australian motor body repairers appeared before the South Australian Economic and Finance Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into the Collision Repair and Insurance Industry during the last week as the Committee continues its investigations.

The hearing provided an opportunity for Members of Parliament to ask repairers how their businesses and consumers are affected by insurer behaviour. The hearing discussed the issues of steering, funny time, funny money, use of non-genuine parts, and assessment procedures.

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