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  • Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry 2017

    Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry 2017

    A true picture of the size and scope of Australia’s automotive industry, the challenges it faces, opportunities and critical policy areas requiring planning. It highlights technology, emerging innovations such as hydrogen and electrical propulsion systems, autonomous vehicles and consumer behaviours.

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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

MTAA meets with PM and senior ministers

MTAA meets with PM and senior ministers

The MTAA has held a series of meetings in a concentrated drive to cement requirements on key member issues with the Prime Minister, Cabinet, Government Ministers, key staff and advisers in the lead up to the final sittings of Parliament for 2018.

MTAA discussions centred on automotive skills shortages; increased and target funding for automotive training and skills development; retention and ongoing funding of mentoring program; small business matters including the recently announced

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MTA-NT Apprentice Awards

MTA-NT Apprentice Awards

MTAA attended the annual TIO MTA-NT Apprentice of the Year Awards at Parliament House, Darwin today Friday 9 November 2018. CEO Richard Dudley on behalf of MTAA Members gave a short presentation before joining with the Deputy President of MTA-NT, Guido Merlo to present the MTA-NT President’s Award to Joel Bradford. More than 200 guests, apprenctices and their families and friends attended the awards night where retiring Supercar driver Craig Lowndes, was guest speaker.

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New cost calculator to determine the real costs of motor body repair businesses

New cost calculator to determine the real costs of motor body repair businesses

30 January 2018, the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Limited and its affiliated organisation, the Australian Motor Body Repairers Association (AMBRA), launched a new cost calculator tool that will assist motor body repair businesses transparently identify their costs and a charge out hourly rate for their business.

The cost calculator can be accessed through the business assistance section on the Australian Motor Body Repairers Association (AMBRA) website.

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