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VASA Wire & Gas Convention 2018 - Gold Coast

Matt L Tuesday, 03 April 2018 11:39

The following article has been provided by VASA for any interested MTA WA members involved in automotive Thermal and Electrical Management. Please contact VASA directly, should you have any enquiries.

"TICKETS to VASA’s 25th anniversary Wire & Gas convention on the Gold Coast are now officially on sale, providing access to a line-up of inspirational speakers, expert trainers and presenters who will share their vast experience on topics consistent with the event’s theme of “future-proof yourself with the knowledge you can profit from today”.

IR Common Questions: Long Service Leave

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 09:12

Long Service Leave: Applicable to BOTH Federal and State Systems

IR Common Questions: Personal/Carer's Leave

Ron Ballucci Thursday, 29 March 2018 11:27

MTA WA's Industrial Relations Manager Ron Ballucci answers your leave questions;

This edition relates to Personal, Sick & Carer's Leave.

You can call Ron personally on 9233 9800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for this or any IR issue.




The Department of Transport is is inviting applications for suitably qualified organizations with an established premise in South East Wheat belt Region to perform vehicle inspection services.
Details of the tender and application process can be found via the below link;

The Premier of Western Australia joined the MTA WA for a celebratory ‘Gala Dinner’ held at Fraser’s Kings Park. MC Basil Zempilas entertained more than 230 guests including influential industry members, award nominees, sponsors and dedicated contributors to the Motoring Industry.

Julie Wadley announced as 2018 MTA WA Life Member

Pia Duxbury Friday, 23 March 2018 13:58

Last night at the 2018 WA Automotive Industry Dinner Julie Wadley was inducted into Life Membership of the Motor Trade Association of WA (MTA WA) for decades of service to the state motor trade sector. 

MTA WA CEO Stephen Moir said "Julie's level of service to the industry has been just extraordinary, not only has she volunteered her time serving on the MTA WA Board and Body Repair Division Committee, she also serves the RAC WA and Capricorn Society." 

"She is incredibly passionate about the industry and has been a fearless advocate and ambassador for the sector."

"It's also been wonderful to welcome Julie as the first woman to hold life membership of the MTA WA, I hope it will inspire other female automotive entreprenurs to get involved in the automotive industry,"  Mr Moir said.

IR Common Questions: Annual Leave

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 09:35

Can an employee 'cash out' their annual leave?

8 Cash Flow Improvement Tips

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 08:59

Cashflow constraints are one of the biggest hurdles facing many small businesses. Whilst business may be going well, getting paid on time and managing costs can be an issue.

A 37 year old Busselton man has been fined $2,000 and ordered to pay costs of $200 by the Busselton Magistrates Court for buying and selling motor vehicles without a licence.

Beware of Bitcoin Tax Scammers

Friday, 16 March 2018 13:47

What’s happened?

The Australian Taxation Office is warning people to beware of scammers impersonating the ATO and demanding Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency as a form of payment for fake tax debts.

The ATO has seen over $50,000 paid in Bitcoin to scammers claiming fake ATO tax debts so far.

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