Category: Latest News

Backyard dealer fined

Pia Duxbury Monday, 02 September 2013 09:26

A Lockeidge man has been fined $1,500 in the Midland Magistrates Court for buying and selling motor vehicles without a licence.

ACLS:Dealing with customer complaints

Pia Duxbury Friday, 30 August 2013 11:03

A customer comes into your dealership and tells you: "I bought a car from you and got a fault repaired by another business. Can you reimburse me for the cost?". Legally, how are you supposed to handle this request?  Do you know your obligations?

2013 Perth Truck & Trailer Show

Pia Duxbury Monday, 26 August 2013 10:59

More than 10,000 visitors attended the 2013 Truck & Trailer show. Congratulations to the hard working MTA WA Commercial Vehicle Industry Association for a great show.

Today the Fair Work Ombudsman has announced an increase in the pay rates for first year apprentices. MTA WA provides members with further details on the announcement.

Material Safety Data Sheets

Pia Duxbury Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:39

Can an MSDS be electronic and other questions answered. We've had some questions from member's, particularly body repairers on the requirements for Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

Feedback from members is invited on Cert III Automotive Body Repair Technology AUR32112 and Cert III Automotive Refinishing Technology AUR32412.

BRD National Shop Grading

Pia Duxbury Wednesday, 14 August 2013 16:28

The National Shop Grading Program launched on 7 August 2013, is aimed at raising the standard of repair ships across Australia. Members can download a copy here.

Review of Dealer & Repairer Act

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 06 August 2013 07:49

MTA WA members are encouraged to participate in the review of Motor Vehicle Repairer and Dealers Acts.  MTA WA is putting a submission to government and your contribution is vital.

Holden Cruze | Cam sensor fault code

Pia Duxbury Friday, 02 August 2013 15:33

Body Repair Division members are advised that Holden has recently updated MTA WA on an issue with the CAM Sensor Fault Code affter collision repair of the Holden Cruz

Tame the Beast

Pia Duxbury Friday, 02 August 2013 15:18

Check out the new 'Tame the Beast' campaign which aims to make our regional roads safer. As part of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Program MTA WA is working with government departments to make our roads safer. We'll keep members up-to-date on the program and share information on road safety campaigns and activity.

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