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

Car stolen from MTA member

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

A reminder to be vigilant when allowing customers to test drive a new or used vehicle being sold.

Public news

Takata airbag update

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

While the industry is to be commended for its efforts in relation to the compulsory Takata Airbag recall, we give a reminder that businesses can be fined heavily for on-selling Takata affected vehicles under active recall.

Public news

NHVR commences first prosecution under CoR laws

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has commenced its first prosecution under new Chain of Responsibility laws.

Members event

Vehicle Rental Division Committee Meeting

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

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.

Members event

Mid North Zone AGM, Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

The Mid North 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 ...

Public event

Employment Contract Essentials

Wednesday 19 February, 2020