Category: Australian Automotive Dealer Association

Introducing Bruce McDonald, AADA CEO

Following 28 years with Ford Motor Company, along with other successful career pursuits, AADA is proud to appoint Bruce McDonald as its new CEO Bruce McDonald has established himself as an automotive industry leader both in Australia and on a…

Training Matters: NADA Courses Highlight Potential For Profits

The roll-out of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) University courses is continuing apace with several dealerships signing up to take advantage of the specially-designed programs Following the delivery of the first Service Department Operations Management Course held in March…

Member Benefits

AADA Dealer members can now access Industrial Relations and Workplace Health and Safety services at an exclusive rate. Industrial relations, that is, the management of obligations and entitlements between employers and employees is an incredibly important matter for businesses, including…

The Australian Motor Dealer Council (AMDC) is born.

In an historic meeting at the Brisbane headquarters of the AADA attended by the Chairpersons of the National Dealer Councils it was unanimously agreed to form the Australian Motor Dealer Council (AMDC). The formation of the AMDC is aimed at…

How Far We’ve Come

A little over 12 months ago Dealer interests were being inadequately represented – but now Dealers have an Association that works. In the grand scheme of things, 12 months truly is a drop in the ocean, especially in the life…

AADA Makes Pre-Budget Submission

Federal Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP recently invited submissions from the community on behalf of the Government, regarding the 2015-16 Budget. Despite the controversy surrounding the release of last year’s Budget, the Government has reaffirmed its priority to slash…

Access To Service And Repair Information: Update

The Agreement on Access to Service and Repair Information for Motor Vehicles 2014 was officially signed by AADA and other organisations last December. After months of negotiations the Agreement, which amongst other items, will govern the information vehicle repairers in…

International Dealer Association Working Group Meet

The International Dealer Association Working Group covered two important agendas at the recent NADA Convention & Expo. Direct sales between OEMs and fleet buyers, and the threat of changing finance and insurance policy were top of the agenda at the…