The MTAA, PO Box 6298, Kingston, ACT, 2604

t:  +61 2 5100 8239

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

$2bn small business securitisation fund; progress on an Automotive Code of Conduct to address Access to service and repair information; challenges facing new car franchised dealers and the franchising code; smash repair industry issues and ongoing calls for a mandated and prescribed code of conduct for the smash repair industry; automotive opportunities and growth and environmental matters including an End-Of-Vehicle Life policy and network of accredited recycling centres.