August 2020

Bulletins
 
27th August, 2020 · bulletin ASIC Draft Product Intervention Order on Automotive Add-On Insurance and Warranty
The AADA have submitted a response to ASIC on its most recent draft of the Product Intervention Order (PIO) on add-on insurance and mechanical risk products. The AADA submission was prepared with the assistance of...
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21st August, 2020 · bulletin Government Response to the Fairness in Franchising Report
Minister for Small Business, Michaelia Cash, has written to the AADA advising us of the Government’s response to the Fairness in Franchising Report published in March 2019. She has also requested that we distribute her...
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19th August, 2020 · bulletin JobKeeper Changes – New Eligibility and Notification
The Australian Tax Office has announced changes to the JobKeeper eligibility rules. The changes introduce a new assessment date for employees, which has now changed to 1 July 2020. Furthermore, employees can now be nominated...
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19th August, 2020 · bulletin Call to Action – Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013
The NSW Government is currently reviewing the Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013 (the Act). The AADA is urging the Government to strengthen Part 6 of the act which grants protections to Dealers against unfair...
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10th August, 2020 · bulletin Senate Inquiry Into General Motors’ Holden Operations
On Monday 3 August, the Senate Committee conducting the Inquiry into General Motors’ Holden Operations in Australia held its public hearings. AADA CEO James Voortman was the first witness to give public evidence and used...
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7th August, 2020 · bulletin Government Announces New Changes to JobKeeper
The Morrison Government has today announced changes to the JobKeeper scheme designed to expand the eligibility criteria to capture more businesses seeking support. This is welcome news, particularly for our Victorian members, and is a...
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