Dealer Bulletins

Dealer Bulletins

8th January, 2024

QLD Government Decides Not to Include EV Work Under The Electrical Safety Act

The Queensland Government has released their response to the Review of the Electrical Safety Act (The Williams Review) and in a good outcome for the automotive industry, it has decided…

4th January, 2024

2023 New Car Sales Results Released

VFACTS for December 2023 and the full calendar year were released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. It was a record-breaking year for new car deliveries, with 1,216,780…

22nd December, 2023

SA Government Scraps EV Subsidy

The South Australian Government announced yesterday that the $3,000 subsidy for eligible new battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will end from 1 January 2024. The move was announced…

20th December, 2023

Information for Franchisees on UCT in Agreements

The AADA is advising members that the ACCC has released a report on compliance with Unfair Contract Terms (UCT) in franchise agreements, so members who are negotiating new agreements are…

14th December, 2023

Changes to the Luxury Car Tax Fuel Efficient Vehicle Threshold

Yesterday in releasing the 2023-24 mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) the government announced changes to the Luxury Car Tax fuel-efficient vehicle threshold. From 1 July 2025, the Government will…

13th December, 2023

High Court Decision on Fuel Labelling Case

Today the High Court handed down its decision to uphold the appeal in Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd & Anor v. Begovic. The AADA sees this as a common sense decision…

12th December, 2023

November Dealer Automotive Insights Report

The November Automotive Insights Report is now available for members. The Dealer exclusive report showcases a monthly analysis of used car sales, developed in partnership with AutoGrab. This month’s report…

6th December, 2023

AADA Members Guide to Real-World Testing of Vehicle Efficiency

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has begun to test the fuel consumption and emissions of vehicles in real-world conditions, known as the ‘Real-World Testing Program’. Announced in the October 2022…

28th November, 2023

NSW Odometer Devices Law Commences 1 December 2023

The NSW Department of Customer Service has announced commencement of changes to the Motor Dealers and Repairers Act, following amendments passed by the NSW Parliament in October 2023. On 1…

24th November, 2023

Two Recent Workplace Decisions

Please find below information regarding two decisions recently handed down by the courts related to Australia’s workplace laws. Rostering on Public Holidays On Tuesday 21 November, the High Court refused…

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