CEO Messages

 
8th October, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 59
On Tuesday, the Treasurer handed down the first post-pandemic Federal Budget and in doing so continued the already extraordinary support that the Government has provided to business over the past six months. The cost of...
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4th September, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 58
The situation in our second biggest state, Victoria, is one of despair at the moment. As the state nears the end of its six-week lockdown which has seen stage four restrictions in Melbourne, the State...
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6th August, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 57
Following the highs of June, it’s been a challenging month for many Dealers and for the AADA. The situation in Victoria is incredibly concerning with Dealers currently operating under restrictions with a very depressed trading...
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7th July, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 56
On 30 June, General Motors’ deadline for its compensation offer to Dealers arrived. Despite widespread opposition, the offer did not change in the four months since it was announced and GM’s reluctance to negotiate in...
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4th June, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 55
On 29 May, the Federal Government introduced regulations for New Vehicle Dealership Agreements. The regulations apply from 1 June and will regulate the commercial relations between new car Dealers and OEMs. The introduction of these...
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7th May, 2020 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 54
The extent of the decline in April’s VFACTs was not surprising but the figures were still incredibly sobering. To put this into perspective the last time sales dipped below 40,000 units in a month was...
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