News & Events

The MTA SA/NT is committed to providing the automotive industry and our members with the most accurate and up-to-date automotive retail, service and repair news through our website, member-only e-news and our Zone and Division meetings held state-wide.

Check out the latest news and all the MTA’s upcoming events (including member-only Zone and Division meetings) and Trainings below!

Public news

Wage Reviews: Employers seeking minimum wage freezes or delayed increases

Monday 12 April, 2021

A number of employer bodies are asking the FWC's minimum wage panel to freeze minimum rates, limit any rises to CPI or to follow last year's precedent and postpone any increases.

Public news

Federal Government announces reform to address dealer manufacturer power imbalance

Monday 12 April, 2021

2021 has been a major year of reform for the benefit of the automotive industry. In March, the Prime Minister and the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator Michaelia Cash made a commitment to franchise reform and addressing the power imbalance between vehicle dealers and manufacturers.

Public news

Right to Repair Legislation Introduced

Monday 12 April, 2021

Only a couple of weeks later, the Federal Government introduced the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Information Sharing Scheme) Bill 2021 into the Australian Parliament.

Members event

Paying Your Staff Correctly

Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Are you paying your staff correctly? Are you sure? One of the most difficult and technical issues facing businesses is making sure their employees are paid correctly! This is a complicated area of industrial law that can have unforgiving consequences for mistakes. Your business needs to ensure you have the skills and expertise to protect your business and Save TIME and MONEY. This workshop will support managers and payroll administrators ...

Members event

Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Divisional Meeting

Thursday 22 April, 2021

You are invited to attend the upcoming CVIA Divisional Meeting. Attendance may be either in person at MTA House, 81 Greenhill Road or via video conference from the comfort of your home or business. Appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols will be in place. These meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable ...

Members event

Hills and Murraylands Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

You are invited to attend the upcoming Hills and Murraylands Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 27 April 2021. Attendance may be either in person at Murray Bridge Hotel or via video conference from the comfort of your home or business. Appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols will be in place. All Zone members are encouraged to attend the meeting which will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with ...