Category: Submissions & Advocacy

Submission| ACCC New Car Retailing Market Study 2016

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 13 December 2016 14:57

After significant consultation with the automotive industry the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) provided this submission to the ACCC's New Car Retailing Industry Market Study Issues Paper.  The MTAA submission was wide ranging and covered a number of key issues including:

  • Franchising Code of Conduct and the imbalanced relationship between manufacturers and dealers.
  • The consumer purchase process and the practice of the Australian Consumer Laws (ACL).
  • Recommendations for improvement and clarification of the ACL.
  • Interpretations and application of consumer guarantees and warranties.
  • Post sale service arrangements.
  • Access to repair information and data for new cars.

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Submitted 30 September 2015 by VACC, MTA NSW, MTA SA and MTA WA.

This submission responds to many of the draft recommendations set out in the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into the Workplace Relations Framework published in August 2015 (the Draft Report). Not all of the issues dealt with by the Draft Report are addressed in this submission as they do not directly relate to the business operations of members of the Motor Trades Organisations. We have identified the priority issues in this submission as outlined in the Draft Report that potentially pose a significant impact on the vehicle industry in Australia.

In November 2013 after extensive consultation with members including regional meetings; the MTA WA presented the following Submission to the Review of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 and Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003.  Please note you must be a member and log in to read the following submission.

Submission | On Demand Transport Green Paper

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:23

The MTA WA provided the following Submission to the On Demand Transport Green Paper on behalf of members. The Submission notes the changing market and seeks to 'even the playing field' for all businesses operating in the sector.

Submission | Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Program

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:09

The Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Wa through the MTA WA made the following Submission to the National Transport Commission Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Program consultation Regulatory Impact Statement. This Submission provides feedback on the Regulatory Impact Statement conducted by the National Transport Commission.

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Submission | Motor Vehicle Standards Act - RAWS

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 03 November 2015 08:54

The following Submission was made to the Department of Infrstructure and Transport in June 2013 on behalf of members of the Imported Vehicle Division.  The focus of this Submission is the viability of the Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme (RAWs).

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Submission | Review of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 03 November 2015 08:37

The MTA WA made the following submission on behalf of members in October 2014 to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.  The Submission was developed after consultation with members of the Automotive Dealers Association WA and the Imported Vehicle Division.

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Submission | Comments National Heavy Vehicle Braking Strategy

Pia Duxbury Tuesday, 03 November 2015 08:20

The Commercial Vehicle Industry Association (CVIA) through MTA WA consulted with WA government Departments to provide the following comments on the National Heavy Vehicle Braking Strategy, Phase 1 RIS Proposal. The CVIA liased with Department of Transport WA, Main Roads WA and Office of Road Safety WA.

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The MTA WA along with the national body MTAA and other state MTAs and Chambers appeared before the Senate Economics References Committee currently conducting an inquiry into the Automotive Industry in Melbourne earlier this month.  Please note to read the full Senate Inqury transcript for Thursday 8 October 2015 you must be a member and log in.

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