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  • A new era for motor vehicle service and repair choice

    A new era for motor vehicle service and repair choice

    World-leading legislation to mandate the provision of motor vehicle service and repair information to Australian automotive repairers passed the Senate today, paving the way for increased consumer choice and competition from 1 July 2022.

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  • Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry - An Industry Report 2021

    Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry - An Industry Report 2021

    The Motor Trades Association of Australia along with its State and Territory Associations, have developed and released an industry report into Australia’s automotive industry.

    FULL Report Summary

  • New Dealer Guide

    New Dealer Guide

    The Motor Trades Association of Australia, its State and Territory Associations and FCW Lawyers have developed and released a roadmap for dealers and dealer councils to navigate various regulatory reforms.

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  • COVID 19

    COVID 19

    MTAA members are providing updates to their members on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) including information about occupational health and safety, workplace relations and other important information. In addition, each state government and the commonwealth government are providing assistance packages to help businesses.

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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

COVID 19

COVID 19

MTAA members are providing updates to their members on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) including information about occupational health and safety, workplace relations and other important information. In addition, each state government and the commonwealth government are providing assistance packages to help businesses.

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MTAA National Position - Essential Services

MTAA National Position - Essential Services

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) regards the automotive supply chain as essential services defined by Part 1, Section 4, Clause 1, (l) - Essential Services Act 1988 (NSW); Section 3,Clause (a), (b) and (g) - Essential Services Act 1958 (Victoria); Section 2, Interpretation - Essential Services Act 1981 (SA) and companion legislation where it exists in other jurisdictions.

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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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Press Releases

Government priority skilled migration list - a slap in the face to automotive

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) says the omission of critical automotive trades as priorities for skilled migration exacerbates existing skills shortages, potentially derailing economic recovery efforts.

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A new era for motor vehicle service and repair choice

World-leading legislation to mandate the provision of motor vehicle service and repair information to Australian automotive repairers passed the Senate today, paving the way for increased consumer choice and competition from 1 July 2022. 

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Franchising reforms foster the potential for improved relationships

A suite of changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct announced today, including significant improvements to disclosure, coverage, adequacy of terms to secure a return on investment, dispute resolution, and compensation requirements. The reforms will help address the substantial power imbalance between internationally headquartered car manufacturers and their Australian dealership networks. 

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