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

Standout apprentices needed!

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

The Motorsport Repair Team is headed to The Bend in August and we need standout apprentices who want real motorsport experience!

Public news

From MTA apprentice to business owner

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Jordan Dobson of JD Complete Auto is a MTA apprentice Alumni setting up his own business and looking to take on a MTA apprentice himself.

Public news

Connecting Australia in less than five years with fast chargers for EVs?

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

New fast charging infrastructure is set to be a major change in the way EV owners get from A to B.

Public event

Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 23 July, 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 FULLY BOOKED

Monday 29 July, 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 ...

Members event

Mid North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 06 August, 2019

The Mid North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...