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We Are Not Like This!

Is it any wonder why senior regulators and government ministers label car dealers as shonks when a Cairns second hand car dealer is fined $1.2 million for being in breach of consumer credit laws? Colin William Hubert who operates SCS…

Newsletter No. 23 – April 5, 2017

Last week, President Donald J Trump gave an in-depth interview to the Financial Times. Among many alternately fascinating and horrifying things the President said were these gems … “I have over 100m followers between Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Over 100m….

The 2017 AADA Town Hall Meetings

For Dealers who were unable to attend the recent AADA Town Hall meetings conducted nation-wide by Chairman Terry Keating and CEO David Blackhall, here is a quick look at our update.

ATTENTION AADA MEMBERS: SPECIAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS

AADA Chairman Terry Keating and AADA CEO David Blackhall will conduct a series of “Special Town Hall Meetings” to discuss important policy initiatives and other membership matters that will drive AADA’s… 2017 Policy Offensive You will hear the latest on:…

Newsletter No. 22 – March 14, 2017

In 1900, the eminent British physicist Lord Kelvin is said to have pronounced: “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now. All that remains is more and more precise measurement.“ Within three decades, Einstein’s theory of relativity and…

Funding Grants for Women’s Leadership Development

FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s Automotive Sector. The initiative is providing women with grants to enable participation in a range…

URGENT DEALER BULLETIN – Flex-Commissions

ASIC RELEASES PROPOSALS ON FLEX-COMMISSIONS This afternoon ASIC released its proposals on flex-commissions paid to Dealers by financiers. The ASIC documents can be viewed here. AADA is examining the documents and will issue a detailed report on the implications for…

Newsletter No. 21 – February 27, 2017

Around the mid-1970s, the Central Intelligence Agency recognised their need for a better tool to help CIA analysts produce the best possible solution to problems where lack of precise data resulted in high levels of uncertainty – a typical situation…

BREAKING NEWS – Dealer Bulletin – 17 February 2016

Good news from the ACCC at last Our persistence and advocacy is paying off. The ACCC today brought down its draft determination to deny authorisation of cartel behaviour sought by 16 insurance companies seeking to impose a 20% cap on…