Category: Policy Viewpoint

AADA Dealer Bulletin – AUTOMOTIVE TAX PLANNING

22 June 2017 AUTOMOTIVE TAX PLANNING 30 JUNE 2017   With the end of the financial year just around the corner AADA and BDO Automotive take this opportunity to remind you about a number of tax matters that may be…

Newsletter No. 26 – 21 June 2017

Speaking last year at a meeting of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)1 Mr. Rod Sims, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission quoted the following line, generally attributed to the imminent pre-Keynesian economist, Joseph Schumpeter….

AADA Dealer Bulletin – ACL REFORM PROPOSALS

9 June 2017 CONSUMER AFFAIRS MINISTER TO CONSIDER CAANZ ACL REFORM PROPOSALS The proposed reforms were delivered by the Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) to the Australian Consumer Law Review (ACL) last April In total, CAANZ identified 19…

AADA DEALER BULLETIN – ADD-ON INSURANCE

6 June 2017 ADD-ON INSURANCE PRODUCTS: ASIC’S REGULATORY EXPECTATIONS AADA has been participating in a working group with ASIC, the Insurance Council of Australia and others on add-on insurance products. ASIC has identified a number of issues and has asked…

AADA DEALER BULLETIN – COMMUNICATIONS & POLICY DIRECTOR

  Dear AADA Member, Please find below copy of an Senior Executive Recruitment advertisement AADA  will commence running later this week. We would appreciate your assistance in directing qualified candidates whom you may know, to the advertisement.  

Newsletter No. 25 – 29 May, 2017

Plato was a phenomenally influential Greek philosopher. Along with his teacher Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, he was responsible for laying the foundations of Western philosophical and scientific thought.1 Plato – b.428 – d.348 BCE Plato once asked…

AADA Dealer Bulletin – Backing Small Business

23 May 2017   Dear Members I recently received a personal note from the Minister for Small Business, The Hon Michael McCormack MP directing me to the Government’s latest publication Backing Small Business, which is a comprehensive document that details…

Dale Pollak’s Exclusive Automotive Industry Presentation

Dear AADA Member, On behalf of Cox Automotive, as a member of AADA, you are cordially invited to join Dale Pollak and other senior Cox Automotive leaders for a special invitation only industry presentation. Following drinks and canapés, Dale will…

Media Release – AADA Supports ASIC

16 May 2017 AADA FULLY SUPPORTS THE ASIC BAN ON ILLEGAL PRACTICES CEO of the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) David Blackhall said the recent action by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to ban an operator from engaging…