News & Events

The MTA 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

MTA and Tradiebot Industries launch SA Automotive Innovation Hub

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: The Motor Trade Association of South Australia (MTA), in partnership with Tradiebot Industries, has today announced the launch of an Automotive Innovation Hub.

Public news

Standing up for your industry!

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

The State Parliament Economic and Finance Committee has received many submissions from collision repairers, their customers and insurance companies.

Public news

The State Government’s controversial changes to land tax have the majority of MTA members up in arms!

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

The State Government’s controversial changes to land tax have the majority of MTA members up in arms!

Public event

Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

Public event

Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

Public event

Air Conditioning Course - COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED

Monday 23 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...