Take a look at what has been happening in the automotive industry, and keep up to date with all the latest news and events.

Posted on 19/05/2023

Thanks to our members who offered assistance to the Kimberley

On behalf of everyone at the MTA WA, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the members who have so generously donated goods in response to the devastating floods in Fitzroy Crossing.

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Posted on 16/05/2023

New licensing centre set in Butler to replace Joondalup

Transport Minister Hon Rita Saffioti has announced that a new, bigger Department of Transport Driver and Vehicles Services (DVS) centre will open in Butler on 22 May 2023

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Posted on 01/05/2023

DoT reneges on GCM commitment

Regrettably, [DoT] has since reneged on their commitment to immediately fix a process that a Parliamentary Committee found to be, “haphazard, arbitrary and is perceived by applicants to be capricious and lacking in procedural fairness.”

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Posted on 01/05/2023

Miles between departments on odometer tampering

The MTA considered the meeting worthy, if for no other reason but the opportunity for industry to share its expert knowledge of the subject with some government officers from the two agencies. It is somewhat disappointing that the unavailability of

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Posted on 28/04/2023

The MTA WA welcomes Government response to calls for migration shake-up

The launch of the Commonwealth’s "Outline of the Government's Migration Strategy" is a promising response to calls from industry peak bodies, including the MTA, for major reform of Australia’s broken migration system.

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Posted on 29/03/2023

The MTA WA's skilled migration campaign wrap up

In response to industry-wide skills shortages and members’ call for action, the MTA WA recently embarked on an international recruitment mission in an effort to attract British and Irish skilled migrants to automotive vacancies in Western Australia.

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Posted on 27/03/2023

Prohibiting sexual harrassment in connection with work

With effect from 6 March 2023, workers who allege that they have been sexually harassed can apply to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to deal with a sexual harassment dispute.

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Posted on 23/03/2023

MTA WA drives action on odometer tampering

The MTA WA has responded to member reports of a recent escalation in cases of Odometer Tampering by reaching out to government with suggested solutions and requests for collaborative action

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Posted on 22/03/2023

Light at the end of the tunnel in the GCM upgrade saga

The MTA’s WA's persistent advocacy has finally overcome years of bureaucratic inertia and stirred positive action.

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Posted on 08/03/2023

2023 International Women's Day

From apprentices to business owners - The MTA WA celebrates this year’s International Womens Day, giving acknowledgement and thanks to all the women who contribute to the automotive industry!

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