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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

Plan to recycle 700,000 end-of-life motor vehicles per annum underway

Plan to recycle 700,000 end-of-life motor vehicles per annum underway

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) and the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) are working on a comprehensive business plan to deliver a road map for an end of life vehicles recycling scheme under the National Product Stewardship Program.

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Examining regulatory settings for motor vehicle insurance and smash repair industry lays the foundations for significant reform.

Examining regulatory settings for motor vehicle insurance and smash repair industry lays the foundations for significant reform.

The Federal Government’s decision to examine the regulatory settings in the commercial conduct of the car insurance and smash repair industry is potentially transformational, says the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA).

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MTAA host Prime Minister at meeting in Melbourne

MTAA host Prime Minister at meeting in Melbourne

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) with CEO Richard Dudley hosted the Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a meeting of  leading company Executives in Melbourne to discuss a wide range of issues impacting the industry and broader economy.

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Press Releases

Plan to recycle 700,000 end-of-life motor vehicles per annum underway

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) and the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) are working on a comprehensive business plan to deliver a road map for an end of life vehicles recycling scheme under the National Product Stewardship Program.

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Examining regulatory settings for motor vehicle insurance and smash repair industry lays the foundations for significant reform.

The Federal Government’s decision to examine the regulatory settings in the commercial conduct of the car insurance and smash repair industry is potentially transformational, says the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA). 

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Partner not pariah – time for insurance companies to compensate Australia’s Collision Repair Industry adequately, fairly, and reasonably

Australia’s collision repair industry must be treated as a partner rather than a pariah by insurance companies ignoring mounting skills shortages, high labour, and crippling supplier costs.

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