Category: Australian Automotive Dealer Association

International Relations and CRM the focus of NADA Tour

The largest AADA study group in seven years (97 delegates) enjoyed an action-packed, business-centric time at the 2016 NADA Convention in Las Vegas in late March/early April. Heading the group were former AADA CEO Patrick Tessier (running his 19th study…

VALE MICHAEL TYNAN – A GIANT OF THE INDUSTRY

The Australian retail automotive industry has lost one of its giants with the death of Michael Tynan OAM after a long battle with cancer. Terry Keating (Chairman) and the Board of AADA expresses sincere condolences to the Tynan family. Michael…

Terry Keating appointed new AADA Chairman

Long-serving motoring industry leader and Tamworth native, Terry Keating, is the new chairman of the Australian Automotive Dealer Association, taking over from the retiring Ian Field. The announcement came last month during a board meeting held at the AADA National…

Terry Keating appointed as new AADA Chairman

Long serving motoring industry figurehead and Tamworth native Terry Keating was recently passed the torch by Ian Field as the new chairman of the Australian Auto Motive Dealer Association. The announcement came last week during a committee meeting held at…

Training Matters: NADA Courses Highlight Potential For Profits

The roll-out of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) University courses is continuing apace with several dealerships signing up to take advantage of the specially-designed programs Following the delivery of the first Service Department Operations Management Course held in March…

Member Benefits

AADA Dealer members can now access Industrial Relations and Workplace Health and Safety services at an exclusive rate. Industrial relations, that is, the management of obligations and entitlements between employers and employees is an incredibly important matter for businesses, including…

The Australian Motor Dealer Council (AMDC) is born.

In an historic meeting at the Brisbane headquarters of the AADA attended by the Chairpersons of the National Dealer Councils it was unanimously agreed to form the Australian Motor Dealer Council (AMDC). The formation of the AMDC is aimed at…

How Far We’ve Come

A little over 12 months ago Dealer interests were being inadequately represented – but now Dealers have an Association that works. In the grand scheme of things, 12 months truly is a drop in the ocean, especially in the life…

AADA Makes Pre-Budget Submission

Federal Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP recently invited submissions from the community on behalf of the Government, regarding the 2015-16 Budget. Despite the controversy surrounding the release of last year’s Budget, the Government has reaffirmed its priority to slash…