Category: Policy Viewpoint

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:…

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…

TALKS CONTINUE WITH ASIC ON F&I REVIEW

AADA continues to work with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) relative to ASIC’s review of Finance and Insurance arrangements in the retail automotive industry. AADA is working closely with ASIC in an attempt to address the regulator’s concerns…

COMPETITION LAW AMENDMENTS: EXPOSURE DRAFT CONSULTATION

The Australian Government, on 5 September 2016, released the Exposure Draft and Explanatory Materials for the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2016, which notably features the introduction of an ‘effects test’ to the Competition and Consumer Act…

ACCC LAUNCHES MARKET STUDY INTO NEW CAR RETAILING INDUSTRY

AADA is eager to learn more about the market study the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched into the new car retailing industry in Australia. ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, said consumer issues regarding new car retailing “are a…