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MTA NSW - Sunday Trading Hours Update

Following the initial results of the MTA NSW Sunday Trading Survey, there is a general consensus from many Motor Dealers across the Greater Sydney Metropolitan area who support lobbying for amendments to Sunday Trading Hours.
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Mandatory Border Entry Permit for ‘Cross-Border’ Communities

This update follows a previous communication sent to Members on Tuesday 7 July 2020, regarding the ‘Closure of the New South Wales/ Victorian border.’ If your customer(s) requires their vehicle(s) to be repaired or serviced, and you operate your business from a ‘cross-border community’ – e.g. Albury-Wodonga, Echuca-Moama, Swan Hill, Mildura and towns along the Murray River, a Border Entry Permit MUST be obtained for travel. Please find the link to the NSW Government Permit landing page as well as the Eligibility Criteria to obtain a Border Entry Permit.
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Exciting results from MTA Training!

This week at the MTA, we received some positive insights into our training programs. Our apprentices have let us know how we’re doing and we’re pleased to share the following results.
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Green Light for AMH Automotive Group Rally of the Bay

The 2020 running of the AMH Automotive Group Rally of the Bay has now received a ‘Green Light’ from Motorsport Australia. The final approval has been given to North Shore Sporting Car Club (NSSCC).
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Notice of 110th Annual General Meeting – Change of Venue

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the Motor Traders’ Association of New South Wales will be held on Friday, 19 June 2020 but the venue of the meeting has changed to the Rydges Sydney Central Hotel.
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MTA NSW welcomes extension of the enhanced instant asset write off stimulus initiative

The Motor Traders’ Association of NSW (MTA NSW), today welcomed in conjunction with the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) and with support by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, Jobs Minister Michaelia Cash, and Industry Minister Karen Andrews that the Federal Government’s Enhanced Instant Asset Write Off (IAWO) stimulus initiative will be extended to 31 December 2020.
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Instant Asset Write-off Benefits by 30 June 2020

The Instant Asset Write-Off allowance has been one of the stimulus initiatives of the Federal Government to assist industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. How this initiative applies to the Motor Dealer network has been a question raised by Members and we have obtained from the ATO guidelines as to how the asset write off applies in particular to the purchase of vehicles.
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'We're Open for Business' Advertising Campaign

As an industry we’ve faced some challenging operating conditions over the past months due to COVID-19. Members have remained open during this period and are offering valuable services and support to their customers and the motoring public
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Motor Trades Care and Motor Trader’s Association of NSW Introduce New COVID-19 ‘Tool Kit’

Motor Trades Care (MTC), an industry specific expert provider of Work Health Safety and Return To Work services, in partnership with MTA NSW, have developed COVID-19 ‘Toolkits’, to provide motor trades industry employers and employees with strategies and best practice advice on combating the virus risk in the workplace, while assisting business continuity
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Exemptions for Heavy Vehicle Drivers at Rest Stops

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the National Cabinet have approved an exemption for roadhouses, dedicated truck stop facilities and truck driver lounges to remain open so Australia’s heavy vehicle drivers have access to showers, restrooms and facilities to undertake their mandated fatigue management breaks.
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AHVRA

The Australian Heavy Vehicle Repairers Association (AHVRA) represents the heavy vehicle accident repair industry at a national level.

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ERIS

Created by MTA NSW, the Employment Relations Information System (ERIS) is a web based interactive employment relations system.

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Green Stamp

Green Stamp is an environmental program that aims to help businesses achieve environmental compliance.

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MTA Training

MTA Training delivers innovative and flexible, industry focused training and prides itself on producing quality outcomes.

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SSA

The Service Station Association (SSA) is a division of MTA NSW representing businesses within the petroleum industry.

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