MTAA MEMBER WEB PORTALS TO COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT WEBSITES
Assistance to Automotive Businesses Impacted by Bushfires
MTAA Member Associations are available to provide advice to any constituents that have been impacted by bushfires across Australia. For further information please contact your local Motor Trades Association or Automobile Chamber of Commerce.Read more
Key Assistance websites:
Links to all-natural disasters across Australia and tells you what you are eligible for:
Support for people directly affected by bushfires in disaster declared areas:
Emergency and disaster assistance Australia:
NSW Government support (financial support link):
South Australia disaster assistance:
Victoria disaster assistance:
Western Australia disaster recovery funding arrangements:
MTAA Member Web Portals
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The ACCC provides information on what is considered illegal and anti-competitive business behaviour, provides guidance on your business rights in franchising arrangements, explains fairness in business contracts and clarifies consumer rights.
Australian Government Department of Employment
With a shortage of skilled automotive workers and the high cost of employing workers, the Australian Government Department of Employment provides you with options and opportunities for Government financial support.
Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)
To register, manage and close an automotive business and its trading name, business owners must access the ASIC website and provide them with specific information.
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman assist automotive businesses to resolve business to business disputes and provide guidelines on how to act lawfully in business arrangements.
Australian Tax Office (ATO)
The ATO provides on-line links to assist automotive business to understand their tax obligations and to pay the correct amount of tax.
business.gov.au provides templates and advice to help plan, start, run and exit an automotive business from the market.
Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development provide advice on how to import and export automotive vehicles, including what certification is required.
Product Safety Australia
Product Safety Australia provides information on laws, bans, standards or restrictions on automotive products and information on product recalls including for each automotive manufacturer.
State Government Small Business Commissioner / Ombudsman / Corporation
New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia have a State Government operated Small Business Ombudsman / Commissioner /Corporation to assist small businesses (including resolving disputes).