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

Looking for staff?

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

We have a number of people who have passed interviews looking for work across a range of trades! Many of these are looking at a school based apprenticeship and with a new model being trialled this is certainly an appealing option for employers and apprentices!

Public news

MTA apprentice using his skills to fuel his racing passion

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

MTA apprentice, Daniel Miller, has been fixing up his Nissan Silvia and Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo to race on the track.

Public news

Have YOUR SAY on the MTA’s Training and Employment services!

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Our GTO and RTO surveys are still open for hosts and employers to participate in. Ensure you have your say on the quality of our Training and Employment services.

Public event

Business Interruption & Succession Planning

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Prepare yourself and your business, to facilitate a smooth transition when you are temporarily or no longer able to work. MTA’s Interruption and Succession Planning Interactive Workshop, provides you with the tools and knowledge to prepare your business for unexpected leaves of absence, death or permanent injury, and passing your business on to your nominated successor

Members event

MIASA Division Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

Public event

Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...