Media Releases

MTA secures mentor funding to support automotive apprentices (1/02/2018) 

Today the Federal Government announced the MTA will deliver mentoring services to South Australian automotive apprentices through the new Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) service....

MTA gets real about the true costs and charges of motor vehicle body repair (30/01/2018) 

A new cost calculator tool that will assist motor body repair businesses across South Australia transparently identify their costs and a charge out hourly rate for their business...

New Car Retailing Report Provides Direction for Industry (15/12/2017) 

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New ‘Effects Test’ to help Crash Repair Sector (16/08/2017) 

The introduction of an ‘effects test’ will prohibit a corporation from engaging in conduct with the purpose, effect or likely effect of substantially lessening competition in a market...

Personal Imports Decision a Significant Win for Everyone (16/08/2017) 

The Motor Trade Association of South Australia today applauded the decision by the Federal Government not to proceed with proposed changes to the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1959 that would have allowed for the personal importation of new cars and mo...

Automotive Industry Heading in the Right Direction (9/08/2017) 

The Motor Trade Association of South Australia has today released the first national snapshot of the automotive industry, Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry, a report developed in conjunction with its sister bodies across Australia....

Car Carbon Tax Chokes Industry (12/07/2017) 

Car Carbon Tax Chokes Industry...

1,020 MTA MEMBERS TO BENEFIT FROM BOOST TO HELP FIX AUTO SKILLS SHORTAGE (21/06/2017) 

Mal Ryan wins the Apprentice of the Year Award!...

PREMIER WEATHERILL & MTA CELEBRATE 
THE FUTURE OF THE AUTOMOTIVE (26/05/2017) 

Mal Ryan wins the Apprentice of the Year Award!...

MENTORING AND SKILLS FUNDING TO HELP AUTO APPRENTICES (9/05/2017) 

A renewed focus on attracting and supporting young people as they acquire the skills and knowledge required to complete their trade qualification is welcomed....