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18th December, 2020 · Media Release Dealers Note Information Sharing Scheme
The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) notes the Government’s release of the mandatory motor vehicle service and repair information sharing scheme. The AADA, along with other stakeholders, has been in discussions with the Government and...
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11th December, 2020 · Media Release Government Sides with Offshore Car Manufacturers over Australian Dealers
The Automotive Principles released by the Federal Government today, are a kick in the guts to all of Australia’s new car Dealers and their 60,000 employees. This is a major setback for Dealers who this...
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1st December, 2020 · Media Release Dealers Welcome Ombudsman’s Calls to Overhaul Dispute Resolution
The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s call for an overhaul of the dispute resolution framework. “This year, the limitations of the court system...
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19th November, 2020 · Media Release Inquiry to Hear From Australia’s Dealers in Need for Protection
The Senate Inquiry into the Regulation of the Relationship between car Manufacturers and car Dealers in Australia will hold public hearings today. Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) CEO, James Voortman, will appear and answer questions...
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22nd October, 2020 · Media Release ACCC Class Exemption Welcome News for Franchised New Car Dealers
The ACCC has today announced its decision to allow franchisees to collectively negotiate with car Manufacturers without ACCC approval. This is a welcome and important development for franchised new car Dealers as it provides them...
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6th October, 2020 · Media Release New Car Dealers Welcome Budget Recovery Measures
The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed today’s Budget as an important step in driving the recovery in the automotive industry and the wider economy. “We hope the measures announced in the...
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