Category: Australian Automotive Dealer Association

Dealer Councils United Under One National Organisation

For the first time in history, a National Dealer Council could be formed to tackle the common issues faced between manufacturers and Dealers. Most vehicle manufacturers in Australia have in place an elected Dealer Council which manages the relationship between…

‘We are Being Heard’

An open dialogue between the AADA and the Australian Federal Government has put the Association in a valuable position to address debates around ‘parallel’ and used imports. Dealers are being bombarded with unnerving news and speculation about the future of…

New Power For The ACCC Likely To Transpire

The Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 (Bill) has been introduced to Parliament, bringing a number of likely changes. The Commonwealth Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson MP introduced the Bill into Parliament in mid-July….

Signed and Sealed

NADA University is well on its way to Australia after a ceremonial signing at the Convention in July. Stakeholders from the National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA), the MTA Institute of Technology (MIT) and the AADA made history at this year’s…

Take part in the Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014

BDO and AADA are inviting Australia’s automotive dealers to take part in our Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014. The purpose of this unique Australian survey is to provide Dealers with information and benchmarking about what other dealerships are paying their…

Update: AADA/MTAA Legal Dispute

AADA Chairman Ian Field shares his insights into the current legal dispute with the defunct MTAA: Understanding the current legal dispute between the defunct MTAA and the new AADA is only possible when the history of AADA and MTAA is…

Budget Backlash

From impassioned public demonstrations, to sliding poll results and intense media coverage, reaction to the 2014 Federal Budget has not gone unnoticed. The Abbott government’s first budget has caused a monumental reaction from the Australian public, not to mention countless…

History Repeating Itself

After almost 40 years, the AADA is now more in line with its original goals and objectives than ever. A position statement from the AADA, when it was previously referred to as the Australian Automobile Dealers Association has surfaced and…

AADA Takes Up Residency In Sir Jack Brabham Building

The AADA is honoured to be taking up residency in the Sir Jack Brabham building in Brisbane. Brabham, who passed away peacefully only a short while ago on May 19, has been mourned the world over. An automotive racing legend,…