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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

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

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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