Dealer Bulletins

Dealer Bulletins

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…

21st November, 2023

New Automotive Insights Report (AIR) to be Released Monthly Exclusively to AADA Members

The AADA are thrilled to announce the exclusive and inaugural release of the Automotive Insights Report (AIR), a comprehensive, monthly analysis of the used car market developed in partnership with…

16th November, 2023

NASC Warns of Rise in Business Email Compromise Scams Targeting Dealership Customers

The National Anti-Scam Centre (NASC) have contacted the AADA to advise members they have become aware of a rise in business email compromise scams that target customers of new car…

31st October, 2023

Ten Days Until Australian Unfair Contract Terms Changes Commence and Penalties Apply

From 10 November 2023 the use, application of or reliance on unfair terms in a wide range of standard form contracts will become illegal, with contraventions attracting new higher maximum…

18th October, 2023

Reminder – 2023 Annual General Meeting

This is to remind 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 31…

18th October, 2023

Reminder – Franchisee Survey Closes This Friday

Please be aware that the franchising review survey closes this Friday 20 October 2023. As part of the Franchising Review being undertaken, Independent Reviewer Dr Michael Schaper has invited current…

12th October, 2023

NSW Motor Dealers and Repairers Amendment Bill 2023

Following a State Government review of the Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013 (MDRA) and consultations with industry beginning in 2022, on 11 October 2023 the NSW Parliament passed new…

9th October, 2023

Franchising Review – Franchisee Survey

As part of the Franchising Review being undertaken, Independent Reviewer Dr Michael Schaper has invited current and former franchisees to share their views about franchising. The AADA strongly encourages members…

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