Media Releases

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....

Removing Luxury Car Tax a good move for consumers (9/12/2016) 

The Motor Trade Association of South Australia today joined with South Australian Treasurer Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP to push for the abolition of the Federal Government’s Luxury Car Tax at Friday’s COAG meeting of Treasurers....

Removing Luxury Car Tax a good move for consumers (9/12/2016) 

The Motor Trade Association of South Australia today joined with South Australian Treasurer Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP to push for the abolition of the Federal Government’s Luxury Car Tax at Friday’s COAG meeting of Treasurers....

State Government Gets It Right On Simplify Day (16/11/2016) 

The Motor Trade Association of South Australia (MTA), today said the State Government’s Simplify Day had been a strong step forward in reducing the red tape burden on South Australia’s automotive industry, with 16 positive initiatives that would help...