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…

Are You Advertising The Truth?

Advertising is incredibly important to automotive dealers and contributes majorly to sales and consumer satisfaction, but beware, disregarding advertising guidelines will cost you. A few years ago a Victorian dealership paid a hefty price after the Australian Competition and Consumer…

Lexus NX

New Models Flood In For Final Quarter

The last quarter of the year is unfolding and there’s no stopping  the momentum of new models hitting Australian shores. The final quarter of 2014 will see an influx of new models arrive in Australian showrooms as manufacturers race to…

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…

Hanging Out in San Francisco’

Here’s what one reviewer wrote on Yelp after visiting the original Eddie Rickenbacker’s bar and grill in San Francisco: ‘Any place that has: • Smoking after 9pm INSIDE (Great for your lungs) • Old motorcycles hanging from the ceiling (Great…

Ken Morgan OAM

A reward that keeps Ken Morgan 76 years young

In 1989 the Burdekin Report was published by the then Federal Human Rights Commissioner Brian Burdekin, shocking the Australian public by revealing the number of young people who were homeless and the appalling lifestyle they lived. This landmark report was…

Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes-Benz driver

On Track With ‘Crenno’

Can Any Racing Car Driver Justify A Fee Of US$31 million A Year? John Crennan CEO – Nissan Motorsport   Behind blockbuster movies there are always talented producers and directors, behind premiership football clubs are skilled sports administrators and coaches,…

Ian Field, Chairman - AADA

Convention Success!

From rousing presentations and glittering entertainment, to unprecedented networking opportunities – The AADA National Dealer Convention once again enthused and empowered hundreds of Dealers from across the country. In this issue we take a look at some of the Convention’s…