Category: Policy Viewpoint

URGENT Dealer Bulletin re Takata Airbags

Members will have read media reports or seen news clips concerning the possible failure of Takata airbag inflators following the death of a man in NSW when his Honda CR-V was involved in an accident. AADA does not intend to…

AADA Board Memorandum – Brian Savage

Dear Members I am pleased to advise that we have secured the services of Brian Savage to manage a number of special projects on behalf of AADA, effective immediately. Brian is a highly experienced automotive executive with an extensive background…

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.