Category: Industry News

Participate In The National Dealer Attitude Survey!

BDO, a leading Automotive accounting and consulting firm, has been engaged to facilitate a national Dealer Attitude Survey – and all should participate For the first time in Australia, AADA will give franchised motor dealers the opportunity to provide meaningful…

A Compelling Case Against The LCT

AADA recently submitted its Tax White Paper Submission to the Government uncovering more reasons why the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) needs to go ‘The LCT is a discriminatory tax on an Australian consumer, as a tax policy instrument is no…

Supplementary Submission To Government Received

AADA has provided further indication to the Government of the risks associated with personal vehicle importing The AADA has responded to the invitation from the Government to provide further feedback on proposals for reducing restrictions on personal vehicle importation. Following…

Proposed Import Law Changes Shake Industry

Consumers will unlikely benefit from changes to new car import rules, and local operations will be hurt, says an increasing number of voices from Australia’s auto industry. The Federal Government is proposing amendments to new car import rules which would…

big risks face consumers in proposed vehicle imports

Assistant Minister Briggs MP Calls For Further Submissions On The Proposal To Reduce Restrictions On Personal Importation Of Motor Vehicles. On 16 April 2015, the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon Jamie Briggs MP (Mayor, South Australia)…

Parallel Imports & Professor Harper’s Recommendation

The Harper Competition Policy Panel Review presented its final report  to the Hon Bruce Billson MP, Minister for Small Business on 6 March 2015. Recommendation 13 concerning parallel imports is below:   Recommendation 13 – Parallel Imports Restrictions on parallel…

Harper’s Competition Policy Review Final Report

Professor Ian Harper presented his Final Report of the Competition Policy Review to the Hon Bruce Billson MP, Minister for Small Business on 6 March 2015. This is the first comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policy in over…