June 2021

28th June, 2021 · bulletin Changes to Takata Airbag Recall Website
The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has advised us of changes to the existing Takata Airbag Recall website www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au. The changes will take effect on 1 July 2021. The national Takata recall formally ended...
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24th June, 2021 · bulletin Call to Action: Skills Shortages
Many AADA members have contacted us concerning the current shortage of skilled technicians, which is affecting almost every dealership in Australia. Declining apprentice numbers and the lack of skilled immigrants entering Australia due to ongoing...
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16th June, 2021 · bulletin Commencement of Deferred Sales Model for Add-On Insurance Products & Design and Distribution
Members should be aware of two significant regulatory changes occurring in the finance and insurance departments on 5 October 2021. The Deferred Sales Model (DSM) for the sale of add-on insurance products will commence. This...
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11th June, 2021 · bulletin Victorian Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Subsidy
To: APPLICABLE TO VICTORIAN MEMBERS ONLY The Victorian Government have announced a subsidy for purchasers of a new electric vehicle. The subsidy is designed to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in Victoria and contribute...
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5th June, 2021 · bulletin Webinar: Making Sense of the Automotive Franchising Reforms
Following the Government’s release of the amended franchising regulations on 31 May, we now have the full detail of the changes which will take effect from 1 July 2021. On Tuesday, 15 June, the AADA...
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3rd June, 2021 · bulletin Collective Bargaining Class Exemption – Effective as of 3 June 2021
Late last year we advised Dealers of the new class exemption granted by the ACCC for collective bargaining. This is an important change which is available to all franchisees under the Franchising Code of Conduct,...
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