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MTAA supports retention, broadening and change to the Automotive Transformation Scheme


20 August 2015

MTAA supports retention, broadening and change to Automotive Transformation Scheme

The Motor Trades Association of Australia Limited (MTAA) today welcome the interim report of the Senate Economic References Committee Inquiry in the whole Automotive Industry, but says more work is required and urged government to listen to the calls for change.

MTAA President, Neville Gibb said the MTAA welcomed the recommendations that the Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) should not only be retained, but to include changes to accessibility and scope to ensure those who will continue to deliver products, components and new technologies and initiatives are encouraged.

In addition, the MTAA today called for $120million dollars to be set aside from future ATS allocations to be directed to an enormous body of work to re-position reskill and significantly change the qualifications and structure of training delivery and skills enhancement for automotive professions.


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The Australian Automotive Industry Summit


18 August 2015

The Australian Automotive National Summit

More than 30 prominent speakers and panelists are in final preparations for the inaugural Australian Automotive National Summit in Canberra tomorrow and Thursday.

MTAA Limited President, Mr Neville Gibb, says the Summit is one of the largest and most comprehensive gatherings of political, policy, regulatory, automotive industry participants, associations, and connected industry representatives ever assembled in Australia.

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The Australian Automotive Industry Beyond 2017 - A Chance To Get It Right

The Australian Motor Industry Federation (AMIF)and Motor Trades Association of Australia(MTAA) Limited today released an interim submission to the Australian Government Senate Economics References Senate Committee Inquiry into the future of Australia’s automotive industry.

AMIF CEO Richard Dudley said the AMIF /MTAA submission concentrates on the unprecedented change profoundly reshaping the automotive retail, service, repair, recycling and associated sectors, the opportunities arising from change, and the need for a plan for the automotive industry post 2017.

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