Category: Australian Automotive Dealer Association

New Power For The ACCC Likely To Transpire

The Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 (Bill) has been introduced to Parliament, bringing a number of likely changes. The Commonwealth Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson MP introduced the Bill into Parliament in mid-July….

Signed and Sealed

NADA University is well on its way to Australia after a ceremonial signing at the Convention in July. Stakeholders from the National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA), the MTA Institute of Technology (MIT) and the AADA made history at this year’s…

Take part in the Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014

BDO and AADA are inviting Australia’s automotive dealers to take part in our Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014. The purpose of this unique Australian survey is to provide Dealers with information and benchmarking about what other dealerships are paying their…

Update: AADA/MTAA Legal Dispute

AADA Chairman Ian Field shares his insights into the current legal dispute with the defunct MTAA: Understanding the current legal dispute between the defunct MTAA and the new AADA is only possible when the history of AADA and MTAA is…

Budget Backlash

From impassioned public demonstrations, to sliding poll results and intense media coverage, reaction to the 2014 Federal Budget has not gone unnoticed. The Abbott government’s first budget has caused a monumental reaction from the Australian public, not to mention countless…

History Repeating Itself

After almost 40 years, the AADA is now more in line with its original goals and objectives than ever. A position statement from the AADA, when it was previously referred to as the Australian Automobile Dealers Association has surfaced and…

AADA Takes Up Residency In Sir Jack Brabham Building

The AADA is honoured to be taking up residency in the Sir Jack Brabham building in Brisbane. Brabham, who passed away peacefully only a short while ago on May 19, has been mourned the world over. An automotive racing legend,…

Australian Dealers Have Heard The Call

AADA membership continues to grow as more Dealers and dealership staff see the benefits of joining their new and strengthened Association. The AADA is well on its way to achieving its membership target by the end of 2014, with the…

‘Australia’s Dealers Will Not Be Stalled’

AADA Limited, the independent peak body solely representing motor dealers from all states and territories has been given no choice but to launch legal action against the Trustee of MTAA House (House) in a bid to regain control of over…

AADA FIGHTS TO BLOCK USED IMPORTS

AADA Participation Well Received On Large-Scale Used Imports Issue

The AADA’s involvement and assistance in public hearings as well as its recent submission, have been well-received by the Productivity Commission – which among other issues, is reviewing the laws surrounding large-scale used-car imports into Australia. In the last issue…