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DEALER BULLETIN – 16 JUNE 2016

AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOTIVE DEALER ASSOCIATION (AADA) RESPONSE TO ASIC’S SECOND CONSULTATION PAPER PROPOSAL TO BAN FLEX-COMMISSIONS ON MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCE TO: All AADA Members Dear Dealer Principals and Colleagues ASIC released its initial consultation paper on 4 December 2015 and AADA…

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Message from your AADA CEO

AADA Members and Colleagues, They say a week’s a long time in politics – and after my first ten days at AADA I can absolutely endorse that truism. In short order we’ve had two major automotive policy issues burst into…

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DEALER BULLETIN – 8 JUNE 2016

We attach for your information a letter recently received from Senator Nick Xenophon, leader of the Nick Xenophon Team contesting the coming Federal Election. As indicated in the letter, Senator Xenophon is a strong supporter of the AADA position on…

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THE MOST POWERFUL TOOL YOU’VE EVER NEGLECTED

Think back 10 years ago. Odds are you hadn’t even heard of Facebook. You almost certainly didn’t have a profile, and even if you did, never in a million years would you have thought it would one day be the…

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LUXURY CAR TAX EXEMPTION

The Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 2) Bill 2016 provided for an exemption for certain public institutions that import or acquire luxury cars for the sole purposes of public display. Currently, if a public museum or art…

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ASIC TO PROHIBIT FLEX-COMMISSIONS IN CAR FINANCE MARKET

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has been conducting a review of commission arrangements in the car finance market for a number of years. Its findings will have a significant impact on the way Dealers conduct or continue business…

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NTC SEEKS AUTOMATED VEHICLE CLARIFICATION

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has issued a discussion paper seeking clarification of what is required for automated road and rail vehicles to legally operate across Australia. The paper is based on a review the NTC conducted into the existing…