The Engine Room

Compulsory Takata Airbag Recall - ACCC briefing: What dealers and other automotive industries must know!

Key Points:

  • Briefing to be held 28th May 2018
  • Speakers include ACCC, Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Advisers to the Takata Task Force)
  • Interested parties should register below (Free)


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The Motor Trade Association of WA has taken aim at the CCI WA over the fight to retain payroll tax exemptions for trainees and apprentices which the McGowan Government has announced they will scrap.

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How the MTA WA can help you avoid fines and back-pay during the current audit sweep of WA.

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Is your business checking the working rights of all new employees?  Have you checked current workers to establish if workers do have a legal right to work in Australia?

Did you know that it is your responsibility to ensure you employ legal workers?

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Senator Nick Xenophon says the Federal Government needs to urgently act on recommendations made by a Senate Inquiry in December 2015 to address critical skills shortages currently crippling large parts of the automotive sector.

Governments normally have three months to respond to Senate Inquiry recommendations, but have failed to do so here.

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The Australian automotive sector will still contribute a massive $37.1 billion to the economy (2.2 per cent of GDP) beyond the end of local car manufacturing in October.

And there are currently a record 27,000 auto job vacancies waiting to filled, upped to a staggering 35,000 vacancies in the sector within a year — contrary to generally-held views.

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Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:00

MTA WA member directory, coming soon!

The Motor Trade Association of WA will soon be launching an online member directory.  Available on the MTA WA website the interactive directory will allow consumers to find members in their local area.

The Directory is designed for consumers to intuitively search for automotive suppliers.  It allows them to search by post code, suburb and type of service.

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The following information has been provided by the Public Transport Authority and following questions from bus contractors.

Q: Our son is the AIS inspector in our town and is only authorised to inspect light vehicles. We currently have two school buses. Can you confirm whether he can inspect our vehicle or where we can get our buses inspected?

A: You are correct. Unfortunately as an AIS inspector cannot perform any inspections on any business owned by him/her or any other related party, you must have your vehicle inspected by another AIS inspector.

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Wednesday, 01 July 2015 13:45

Apprentice Awards

MTA WA is encouraging apprentices to enter the 2015 Snap-On Apprentice of the Year Awards.  There's $12,500 worth of prizes to be won

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