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AADA Notice of AGM

Dear member, This is to advise you of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of the Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: TUESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2016 Time: 2.30pm Place: AADA…

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Newsletter No. 6 – July 14, 2016

The father of 20th century economics, John Maynard Keynes, when accused of altering his position on a particular issue was often quoted as saying… “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” How often do…

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Newsletter No. 5 – July 6, 2016

As I reflected on the events of last Saturday I could not but be drawn to this famous remark by Sir Winston Churchill… “Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those…

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Newsletter No. 4 – June 30, 2016

As the voters head to the polls on Saturday one thing is certain: no matter who wins this election the challenges to our businesses will not abate. That said, the pundits think we will see a Liberal National Coalition government…

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Newsletter No. 3 – June 27, 2016

It is often said that the difference between genius and stupidity is that even genius has its limits, while stupidity…well, I’m sure you can complete the thought for yourselves. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not suggesting policy makers or…

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Newsletter No. 2 – June 22, 2016

Otto von Bismarck, the first Chancellor of Germany, advised never to believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied. I was compelled to reflect on the wisdom of his insight listening to the political debates as we enter…

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DEALER BULLETIN – 16 JUNE 2016

AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOTIVE DEALER ASSOCIATION (AADA) RESPONSE TO ASIC’S SECOND CONSULTATION PAPER PROPOSAL TO BAN FLEX-COMMISSIONS ON MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCE TO: All AADA Members Dear Dealer Principals and Colleagues ASIC released its initial consultation paper on 4 December 2015 and AADA…

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Newsletter No. 1 – June 15, 2016

AADA Members and Colleagues, They say a week’s a long time in politics – and after my first ten days at AADA I can absolutely endorse that truism. In short order we’ve had two major automotive policy issues burst into…

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DEALER BULLETIN – 8 JUNE 2016

We attach for your information a letter recently received from Senator Nick Xenophon, leader of the Nick Xenophon Team contesting the coming Federal Election. As indicated in the letter, Senator Xenophon is a strong supporter of the AADA position on…

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