News & Events

The MTA is committed to providing the automotive industry and our members with the most accurate and up-to-date automotive retail, service and repair news through our website, member-only e-news and our Zone and Division meetings held state-wide.

Check out the latest news and all the MTA’s upcoming events (including member-only Zone and Division meetings) and Trainings below!

Public news

AFCA orders payment for choice of repairer option!

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

How one repairer and policy holder fought back against an insurer.

Public news

A motorcycle Graduated Licencing Scheme

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

What are the next steps?

Public news

Are you considering hiring a skilled migrant?

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The MTA is hosting an Information Session with the Department of Innovation and Skills on Thursday 29th of August on how you can take advantage of their new Designated Area Migration Agreements to take on a skilled migrant.

Public event

Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 26 August, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

Members event

Manage Your Workers IR/HR Basics

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

FINALLY A PRACTICAL COURSE IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS! Employment related issues are the number one cause of lawsuits against businesses. Non-compliance with your industrial obligations can result in expensive litigation including unfair dismissals, discrimination and underpayment of wages & claims. This workshop will provide managers and supervisors with the skills and documentation necessary to effectively meet their industrial responsibilities. The workshop will provide a learning environment which focuses on the practical ...

Members event

Riverland Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Thursday 29 August, 2019

The Riverland Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...