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

Preparing Automotive VET teachers for the latest innovation

Monday 09 December, 2019

The MTA has been leading an initiative to assist Automotive VET teachers, keeping them up to date with new automotive innovation and technology.

Public news

Achieving outcomes for BRD members

Monday 09 December, 2019

It’s been a big year for collision repairers! Hear from Body Repair Specialists Division Chair, Tom Skothos, about our advocacy and what we are achieving for members.

Public news

National Transport Regulatory Reform

Monday 09 December, 2019

The Productivity Commission is supporting moves to make the Heavy Vehicle National Law less prescriptive, focussing on results rather than more rules and we need your input for our submission to the Commission.

Public event

Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 17 December, 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 ...

Public event

Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 16 December, 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 ...

Public event

Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 06 January, 2020

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 ...