February 2019

Media Releases
26th February, 2019 · Media Release NSW Labor’s Tax on Cars a Blow to Industry
The New South Wales Labor Party’s policy to increase car taxes would be a blow to motorists and a struggling car retailing industry. “This taxation proposal could not come at a worse time for NSW...
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21st February, 2019 · Media Release AADA Notes AHG Appointment
AADA notes the Australian Stock Exchange announcement today that Mr David Blackhall, currently CEO of AADA will join the board of Automotive Holdings Group Ltd to fill a vacancy as a non-executive director. The announcement...
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19th February, 2019 · Media Release Don’t Rush to Ban Point of Sale Exemption
Legislation proposed today requiring retail car dealers to operate with credit licences should not be rushed as it will likely increase costs for consumers and come as a blow to small, regional car dealerships. “We...
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18th February, 2019 · Media Release AADA Announcing Transition Plan
AADA notes that CEO, Mr David Blackhall, has indicated his desire to reduce his full time commitments at the end of his current contract on 30 June 2019. AADA is delighted that David will continue...
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12th February, 2019 · Media Release AADA Welcomes Consultation on Sharing of Repair Information
The Australian Automotive Dealers Association (AADA), the peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the release of the Government’s consultation paper for a mandatory scheme on the sharing of motor vehicle service and...
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4th February, 2019 · Media Release AADA Surprised by Royal Commission Abolition of Point of Sale Exemption
The Government’s decision to abolish the point of sale exemption for retail dealers providing car finance has come as a surprise to the new car industry. The Banking Royal Commission handed down its report today...
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