Media Releases

Media Releases

31st August, 2021

AADA Convention & Expo rescheduled for March 2022

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) has decided to reschedule the “2021 Future Focused” Convention & Expo to 8-9 March 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has…

23rd August, 2021

Unfair Contract Proposals Will See More Dealers Protected

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers applauds the release of proposed legislation to expand unfair contract term (UCT) protections. After extensive consultation, the Government released an Exposure Draft…

9th August, 2021

Dealers Applaud Auto Franchising Reform Options

The peak body representing Australia’s new car Dealers has welcomed the release of the Morrison Government’s discussion paper on Automotive Franchising reforms. The paper will specifically investigate the merits of…

3rd June, 2021

Automotive Dealers Welcome Collective Bargaining Class Exemption

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the collective bargaining class exemption which is now ready for use. “This is a welcome and important development for franchised…

1st June, 2021

Auto Franchising Reforms Good News for Car Dealers

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed automotive franchising ¬†reforms which will bring greater fairness to the commercial relations between Australian car Dealers and car Manufacturers. The…

11th May, 2021

Budget Paves the Way for Automotive Recovery

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the Federal Budget’s commitment to securing Australia’s economic recovery. “Today’s Budget has confirmed a stunning economic recovery for Australia and…

30th March, 2021

Dealers Welcome New Minister for Small and Family Business

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) welcomes the appointment of Stuart Robert MP as Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills and Small and Family Business. “The outgoing Minister, Michaelia Cash, worked…

23rd March, 2021

Laws Mandating Service and Repair Information Sharing Introduced to Parliament

Legislation mandating the sharing of automotive service and repair information has been introduced into Parliament today. The new law will require Manufacturers to provide independent repairers with the same information…

18th March, 2021

Dealers Welcome Senate’s Report into Dealer and Manufacturer Relations

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the bi-partisan report from the Senate Inquiry into the relationship between car Manufacturers and car Dealers in Australia. The Inquiry…

11th March, 2021

Australia’s Car Dealers Welcome Landmark Reforms to Automotive Franchising

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the Morrison Government’s landmark reforms to the automotive franchising landscape. The Government today announced momentous reforms for the automotive industry,…

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