Category: Industry News

Time To Re-Think The Luxury Car Tax

The recent release of the Tax Discussion Paper on 20 March has further highlighted the need to abolish the ‘absurd’ Luxury Car Tax (LCT). The release of the Tax Discussion Paper by the Treasurer the Hon Joe Hockey MP on…

Are Those Parts Genuine?

Consumers must be made aware if non-genuine parts are being fitted to their cars during servicing, and the AADA continues to wait and see how this will be managed. Since the signing of the Agreement on Access to Service and…

Better Support For Small Australian Businesses

The Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman will soon receive increased powers to advocate in favour of small businesses. The Government is transforming the Australian Small Business Commissioner into the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, which will soon have…

AUSTRALIAN DEALERS WILL BE HEARD!

AADA have engaged automotive specialists BDO to facilitate a national Dealer Attitude Survey that all Dealers will be invited to participate in. The national survey of Australian Dealers will shed light on many aspects of the dealership business, including their…

Government Will Give Small Business ‘A Fair Go’

The Australian Government seems determined to make good on its promise to extend unfair contract protections to the small business sector. In a joint media release with the Prime Minister on 20 March 2015 the Minister for Small Business, the…

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…

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…