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28 June 2016 - AAAA score political parties' policies: vehicle data sharing
Major political parties have now released their election commitments to ensure consumers can choose who repairs their car.
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20 June 2016 - AAAA welcomes ACCC market study: New Car Retailing Industry
The market study into the New Car Retailing Industry announced 17 June 2016 by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is ... - Full Story


15 June 2016 - AAAA Demands Better Consumer Law Protection for Car Owners
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) submission to the Australian Consumer Law Review demands better protection for ... - Full Story


26 May 2016 - CANDIDATES PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR AUSTRALIAN CAR OWNERS' RIGHTS
For the first time in its history, a leading industry association will publish key policy positions of major parties to over 150,000 people ... - Full Story


9 May 2016 - Australia Needs Effective Enforcement of Emission Standards
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has called for more effective enforcement of national emission standards to ... - Full Story


28 April 2016 - Poor Industry Data Makes Poor Industry Policy and Decisions
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) says the nation’s automotive industry urgently needs accurate data to guide ... - Full Story


26 April 2016 - ACCC to Continue Monitoring Vehicle Data Sharing
Commissioner Roger Featherston recently told the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) 2016 Conference that the Australian ... - Full Story


22 April 2016 - Our hands tied on data sharing, says ACCC - Go Auto News
INDEPENDENT vehicle repairers were handed more ammunition for their push for a government-mandated code of practice for sharing of vehicle ... - Full Story


22 April 2016 - 'Dud data' blurs auto industry future - Go Auto News
'AUSTRALIA has only the vaguest idea of what the future holds for its motor industry because of a lack of clear, reliable data on existing ... - Full Story


21 April 2016 - ACCC slammed for organised car import comment - Go Auto News
AUSTRALIA’S competition watchdog has stirred a hornet’s nest by suggesting the federal government’s proposed parallel ... - Full Story


15 April 2016 - Come Join the Fun in the Wings for Life World Run
As a part of Monroe’s centenary celebrations, Australia’s top selling automotive ride performance products brand is encouraging ... - Full Story


7 April 2016 - Protecting Consumer Choice in Car Servicing
Senator David Bushby met Hobart independent automotive workshop owners yesterday to learn their concerns about the issues they - and their ... - Full Story


17 March 2016 - Government Delays on National Repair & Servicing Portal
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) today warned the lack of action on establishing a National Automotive Repair and ... - Full Story


10 February 2016 - Changes to Car Import Laws a Win for Consumer Choice
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) welcomes the Federal Government decision to allow individuals and business to ... - Full Story


3 February 2016 - It's Your Turn to Help the Campaign - We NEED You!
CLICK HERE to see why the Federal Government should act!
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18 January 2016 - AAAA Vehicle Dynamics Testing leads to change in NCOP
Extensive testing conducted by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) in the United States earned Federal, State and ... - Full Story


January 2016 - Who Owns Your Car's Digital Logbook?
The car service logbook that millions of Australians rely on to sell their cars with the proof that it has been serviced and maintained ... - Full Story


8 December 2015 - AAAA Welcomes Victoria's Automotive Transition Plan
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) enthusiastically welcomes the $46.5 million Victorian Government Automotive ... - Full Story


9 December 2015 - AAAA congratulates Federal Government Innovation Initiative
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) congratulates the Federal Government on its National Innovation & Science ... - Full Story


1 December 2015 - Auto Industry Calls to Establish Access to Vehicle Data
One of Australia's major Automotive Industry bodies, the Australian Automotive ... - Full Story


1 December 2015 - Leading Automotive Manufacturers Head New Industry Council
Leading Australian automotive manufacturers will show the way to export success through the formation of the Australian Automotive Products ... - Full Story


29 October 2015 - Car Industry “Fake Wheel Test” an Irresponsible Stunt
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) declared the “fake wheel test” announced by the car industry on Monday ... - Full Story


14 October 2015 - VW cheats on Australian consumers
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is calling for urgent talks with the Federal Government to reign in the car ... - Full Story


23 September 2015 - Good News for the Automotive Aftermarket
Last week in the Australian Senate, Senator Ricky Muir (AMEP, Victoria) moved a motion calling on the Australian Government to recognise the ... - Full Story


24 September 2015 - AAAA: Holden Leads in Sharing Repair Data with Workshops
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) welcomes GM Holden leadership in sharing vehicle repair information with ... - Full Story


3 September 2015 - New 'Automotive Products Manufacturers & Exporters Council'
A new Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) initiative will promote the interests and ... - Full Story


10 September 2015 - AAAA Calls for Action to Support Automotive Exports
In collaboration with Austrade, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is using successful trade missions to create ... - Full Story


29 July 2015 - AAAA launches vehicle data sharing Incident Reporting Portal
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has launched an online Incident Reporting system to fairly and ... - Full Story


25 August 2015 - AAAA Welcomes Interim Recommendations from Senate Inquiry
The AAAA Welcomes Interim Recommendations from Senate Inquiry into the Future of Automotive Manufacturing

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30 June 2015 - Bull Bars: Critical Safety Equipment not Fashion Accessories
The Australian 4 Wheel Drive Industry Council is concerned following a recent RACQ media release surrounding the fitment of bull bars, ... - Full Story


25 June 2015 - AAAA: Building Australia's Automotive Aftermarket Exports
With the pending shutdown of local car manufacturing in Australia, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is taking the ... - Full Story


16 June 2015 - AAAA Appoints IEC Group to Manage Expos
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has appointed International Exhibition & Conference Group (IEC) to manage its ... - Full Story


1 June 2015 - AAAA Supports "Lemon Law"¯ to Protect Vehicle Owners
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) supports the call by Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party Senator Ricky Muir for ... - Full Story


13 May 2015 - Defending the Repair Defence
The current designs system has been in operation since 2003/2004. The Australian designs system protects the visual features of a product - ... - Full Story


30 April 2015 - AAAA Releases its Vehicle Data Sharing Code of Practice
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) today distributed its vehicle data sharing code of practice to members of ... - Full Story


27 April 2015 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Shifts into Top Gear
At the 2015 Auto Aftermarket Expo, which was held in Melbourne from 16 to 18 April, Australia’s automotive aftermarket ... - Full Story


18 April 2015 - AAAA welcomes Motor Vehicle Standards Act review
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) welcomes the Federal Government review  announcement to update the Motor ... - Full Story


16 April 2015 - We need a new vision for the Australian automotive industry
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) believes that the Federal government’s lack of vision and strategy for the ... - Full Story


4 March 2015 - The Future of the Australian Automotive Industry
As part of the budget package last year the Federal Government introduced a Bill to reduce the total amount of funding for the Automotive ... - Full Story


12 February 2015 - Enjoy your 2015 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo experience
Visiting Australia’s largest display of vehicle repair and servicing equipment, replacement parts, tools and accessories – the ... - Full Story


22 January 2015 - See new products, learn and network at Collision Repair Expo
The Australian crash repair industry’s premier event – the Collision Repair Expo to be held 16 to 18 April 2015 in Melbourne ... - Full Story


15 January 2015 - Get Fresh Business Ideas at the 2015 AAAExpo
A comprehensive seminar program to inform you about the latest technologies and business techniques will be a highlight of the 2015 ... - Full Story


16 December 2014 - A Win for Australian Car Owners - Vehicle Data Sharing
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) Choice of Repairer campaign launched in 2009 achieved its aim when peak industry ... - Full Story


15 December 2014 - Senate Inquiry into the future of Australia's Auto Industry
In its submission to the recently announced Senate inquiry into the future of the Australian automotive industry, the Australian ... - Full Story


10 December 2014 - AAAA Launches Expanded Australian Auto Aftermarket Awards
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has revised and expanded its popular biennial aftermarket industry awards program ... - Full Story


17 November 2014 - New Products to Star at 2015 AAAExpo
The 2015 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo to be held 16 to 18 April in Melbourne will offer visitors the opportunity to experience the very ... - Full Story


16 October 2014 - Car Industry Scuttles Vehicle Data Sharing Negotiations
AAAA calls on Government to introduce mandatory code of conduct for vehicle data sharing

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15 June 2014 - A Win for Independent Repairers on Log Book Servicing
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has welcomed an Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) statement ... - Full Story


4 June 2014 - Automotive Aftermarket Upbeat and “in a sweet spot”
The biennial Automotive Aftermarket Conference held in Melbourne on 22 May presented a positive picture of the industry with ... - Full Story


20 May 2014 - Automotive Aftermarket Exporters Target Indonesian Market

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7 May 2014 - Metcash Automotive Acquires Midas Australia

In news released early May, Metcash Automotive Holdings have acquired Midas Australia, both members of the AAAA.  Please ... - Full Story


15 April 2014 - Passing the Baton at the AAAA
After 12 years as Northern Region Membership Development Manager for the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA), ... - Full Story


1 April 2014 - Update: Code of Practice for Vehicle Data Sharing

There has been a significant amount of activity taking place over recent months on the development ... - Full Story


12 February 2014 - Message from Stuart Charity on the Car Industry Shutdown

Toyota Australia’s announcement on Monday afternoon that it will join Ford and Holden in closing down its entire ... - Full Story


5 February 2014 - Productivity Commission Auto Position Paper

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association ... - Full Story


28 January 2014 - National Agreement on Vehicle Data Sharing in the USA

On 22 January 2014, Industry Associations representing both the car makers and the automotive aftermarket in the United ... - Full Story


22 January 2014 - Small Business Minister offers support for industry-led code

Federal Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Billson MP, has confirmed the need for protection of car owners’ ... - Full Story


2 December 2013 - Set policy for whole auto industry!

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) ... - Full Story


6 November 2013 - Productivity Commission Review - Automotive Industry Support

On ... - Full Story


24 October 2013 - NSW Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013

Minister for Fair Trading, ... - Full Story


3 September 2013 - AAAA condemns hypocritical VicRoads roadworthy proposal

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20 August 2013 - Radum Pty Ltd's two post vehicle hoist recalled

End users warned to immediately stop using Radum branded two post vehicle hoists sold Australia-wide between 2009 and 2012.

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24 July 2013 - Automotive aftermarket - robust and growing

The 2013 industry survey report completed last month by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) revealed an optimistic ... - Full Story


8 July 2013 - Consumer Affairs Ministerial Forum Discusses Data Sharing

Last Friday all Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand Ministers responsible for fair trading and consumer protection laws met in ... - Full Story


11 June 2013 - AAAA Welcomes Government Action on Choice of Repairer

The Federal Government call for a voluntary code of conduct between independent automotive repairers and car manufacturers is welcomed by the ... - Full Story


10 May 2013 - AAAA and Messe Frankfurt Sign International Agreement

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) will promote six key Automechanika trade fairs of strategic interest to ... - Full Story


22 April 2013 - The Biggest Auto Industry Show in 2013

The Australian automotive industry enjoyed its biggest show of 2013 with 367 exhibitors at the  Australian Auto Aftermarket and adjacent ... - Full Story


18 April 2013 - AAAA Awards Program Winners

The AAAA Awards to Industry are run every two years in tandem with the Expo to promote excellence in the industry, to recognise the achievement ... - Full Story


17 April 2013 - AAAA Choice of Repairer Campaign Radio Coverage

Earlier today, AAAA Executive Director, Stuart Charity was interviewed by David Brown of ABC Radio about recent developments in the Choice ... - Full Story


5 April 2013 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo Exhibitor Guide

The AUSTRALIAN AUTO AFTERMARKET EXPO is only a few days away and to assist you in planning your visit in advance, please Full Story


3 April 2013 - 4WD Industry questions BHP Billiton light vehicle policy

The Australian 4 Wheel Drive Industry is questioning the occupant safety protection afforded by the recent introduction by BHP ... - Full Story


22 March 2013 - The 2013 Auto Aftermarket Expo - you can't afford to miss it

The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo will be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre from Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th April 2013. Proudly ... - Full Story


7 March 2013 - Auto Aftermarket Expo: National Hub for Industry Activity

The Auto Aftermarket Expo returns to Sydney from 11 to 13 April 2013 with an exhibition hall full of state of the art vehicle repair and ... - Full Story


5 March 2013 - AAAA Choice of Repairer Campaign Moves Forward

A critical meeting with Federal Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury has validated the Choice of Repairer campaign launched by the Australian ... - Full Story


1 March 2013 - Automotive Aftermarket on the Campaign Trail

Automotive aftermarket on the campaign trail meeting Federal MPs

One of Australia's best kept ... - Full Story


28 February 2013 - Collision Repair Expo - national hub for industry activity

The Collision Repair Expo returns to Sydney from 11 to 13 April 2013 with an exhibition hall full of state of the art body finishing ... - Full Story


12 February 2013 - Local MP Engagement Program

The AAAA is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative which will form an important component of our overall Government ... - Full Story


21 January 2012 - Expo Seminar Program and Exhibitors will Boost your Business

The products and services offered by more than 300 exhibitors and the educational seminar program at the 2013 Australian Auto ... - Full Story


21 December 2012 - Final CCAAC Report into Data Sharing Released

As a result of an approach last year by the AAAA to Hon David Bradbury MP, Assistant Treasurer, the Federal Government launched an Inquiry into ... - Full Story


13 December 2012 - AAAA Golf Day 2012 Winners

A field of nearly 73 golfers both members and guests alike enjoyed a fantastic days golf held at the magnificent Kingston Links Golf Course in ... - Full Story


4 December 2012 - AAAA Launches Australian Automotive Aftermarket E-zine

The AAAA is very excited to announce the launch of the new digital version of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Magazine.

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22 November 2012 - Exhibitors bring new technologies to Expo

New technologies, product launches and money saving business systems will abound at the 2013 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo ... - Full Story


19 October 2012 - 2012/2014 National Council Announced

Over 50 people attended the 32nd Annual General Meeting of the AAAA on 15th October 2012 in Sydney. The evening featured a presentation from ... - Full Story


12 october 2012 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo focus

Workshop owners and ... - Full Story


8 October 2012 - Aussies Seek Export Opportunities to the US

Increasing interest in the performance market in North America is attracting many Australian businesses seeking export opportunities to ... - Full Story


28 September 2012 - Australian Aftermarket sees success in Frankfurt

In mid-September, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association, with support from the Victorian Government, led a trade mission to ... - Full Story


10 September 2012 - Indonesian Aftermarket - An Australian Export Opportunity

Pioneering market research by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) on the automotive aftermarket in Indonesia has identified ... - Full Story


4 September 2012 - 2013 Auto Aftermarket Expo - 96% Sold !

The next Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo will be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour from 11-13 April 2013.

Planning ... - Full Story


22 August 2012 - 'Right to Repair' Legislation Introduced in Massachusetts
On the 7th August in the United States, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into Law a “Right to Repair” Act which is the ... - Full Story


15 August 2012 - AAAA calls on Gillard Government to support manufacturers

The AAAA is calling on Canberra to recognise and support Australian automotive aftermarket component manufacturers.

AAAA Executive ... - Full Story


10 August 2012 - AAAA Visitor Program to Automechanika Shanghai

Following the incredible response to previous buyer missions, the AAAA has again partnered with Automechanika Shanghai to assist Member companies ... - Full Story


11 July 2012 - Invitation to exhibit at PRI 2012

It’s that time of the year again when we launch the PRI Mission for 2012.  Following the tremendous success of the 2011 mission, AAAA ... - Full Story


29 June 2012 - Metcash Limited acquires 75% of the Automotive Brands Group

Metcash Limited announced yesterday (28 June) that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 75.1% of the Automotive Brands Group (ABG) for ... - Full Story


22 June 2012 - AAAA led Trade Mission to Automechanika Frankfurt 2012
Following the resounding successes of previous trade missions to Automechanika Frankfurt, 2012 is set to be the biggest and best yet, with the ... - Full Story


20 June 2012 - Victoria supports Dubai auto market trade mission

Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, Richard Dalla-Riva announced that the Victorian Government, in cooperation with Australian ... - Full Story


7 May 2012 - Australian aftermarket export mission to Middle East

Rapid growth in the automotive aftermarket in middle eastern countries is attracting 22 Australian businesses seeking export opportunities at the ... - Full Story


2 May 2012 - AAAA Western Australia Networking Event

Over 30 people attended the AAAA Western Australia Networking event held 16 April 2012 in Perth. The evening featured an update from AAAA ... - Full Story


30/03/2012 - Aftermarket showcased at Australian Automotive Week

Australia's $11 billion a year automotive aftermarket industry showcased its technologies in the Australian Automotive Week program ... - Full Story


22 March 2012 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Conference a Success

The AAAA would like to thank all those who attended and supported the Australian Auto Aftermarket Conference making it an overwhelming ... - Full Story


20 February 2012 - High Performance Brands Product Showcase

AAAA is partnering with the Victorian Government Department of Business and Innovation to launch a high performance focussed product ... - Full Story


January 2012 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Conference 2012

After a break of almost 8 years we are very excited to re-launch Australia’s only dedicated auto aftermarket conference which will tackle ... - Full Story


February 2012 - Australian High-Performance Products Rev Up Auto Week 2012
A heightened commercial focus on Australia's leading edge aftermarket performance, racing and tuning products will highlight an expanded 2012 ... - Full Story


25/01/2012 - Independent Aftermarket Access to Vehicle Repair and Service

The second half of 2011 provided some big steps forward in the global campaign to ensure that independent repairers are given access to the ... - Full Story


17/01/2012 - AAAA Buyer Mission to Taipei AMPA

Following the incredible response to previous buyer missions, the AAAA has partnered with Taipei International Auto Parts & Accessories Show ... - Full Story


December 2011 - AAAA now on Facebook
The AAAA has joined Facebook!! We would love to get all our members involved in this new initiative, so to 'like' our brand new Facebook page ... - Full Story


28/11/2011 - REPCO AUTHORISED SERVICE JOINS AAAA

Repco Authorised Service (RAS) has announced that all 330 independent automotive workshops in its network have joined ... - Full Story


28/11/2011 - YOUR CHANCE TO PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCTS TO THE MIDDLE EAST

Following the tremendous success of the 2011 mission, AAAA is offering its members the chance to take part in an ... - Full Story


21/11/2011 - 2011/2012 NATIONAL COUNCIL ANNOUNCED

Over 100 people attended the 31st Annual General Meeting of the AAAA on 17th October 2011 in Melbourne. The evening featured a presentation by ... - Full Story


01/09/2011 - AAAA SUBMISSION TO VEHICLE DATA SHARING INQUIRY RELEASED

In March this year, the Hon David ... - Full Story


01/08/2011 - VEHICLE DATA SHARING INQUIRY - DISCUSSION PAPER RELEASED

The Federal ... - Full Story


09/06/2011 - AAAA WELCOMES DATA SHARING INQUIRY

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has welcomed a Federal Government inquiry into data sharing ... - Full Story


16/05/2011 - EXPOS A HUGE SUCCESS

The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo and Collision Repair Expo held at the ... - Full Story



04/04/2011 - THE MAIN EVENT

The build up to the 2011 Australian Automotive Aftermarket Expo continues as a range of activities are finalised to make this show, to be ... - Full Story



02/03/2011 - PROPOSED BULL BAR REGS WITHDRAWN

The 4WD Industry Council of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has welcomed the Federal Government decision to withdraw ... - Full Story


01/03/2011 - AAAE: WHO'S WHO OF AUTO

The 2011 Australian Automotive Aftermarket Expo to be held in Melbourne from Thursday 12 May to Saturday 14 May will feature the ... - Full Story



16/02/2011 - 2011 EXPO NOW SOLD OUT!

All exhibition space at the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Expo – to be held from Thursday 12 May to Saturday 14 May at the Melbourne ... - Full Story



09/02/2011 - THE 2011 INDUSTRY LEARNING PLACE

The  Collision Repair Expo will be the 2011 must attend venue for key meetings of industry bodies, education and training ... - Full Story



07/02/2011 - 4WD SURVEY

The Australian 4WD Industry Council has launched a national online public survey to collect information from the public about their use of bull ... - Full Story



01/02/2011 - COMMON SENSE PREVAILS

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) welcomes the announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard to scrap the ill-conceived ... - Full Story



20/01/ 2011 - BULL BARS UNDER THREAT - UPDATE

We are writing to alert you to the fact that the Federal Government is currently considering the adoption of European developed (UNECE) ... - Full Story


16/11/2010 - CASH FOR CLUNKERS IS A LEMON


The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is calling for the Cleaner Car Rebate scheme to be struck from the Gillard ... - Full Story


16/11/2010 - YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS AUSTRALIAN AUTO AFTERMARKET EXPO!

The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo to be held in Melbourne from 12 to 14 May 2011 will be the biggest and most comprehensive aftermarket ... - Full Story



07/10/2010 - IM240 TESTING NO LONGER REQUIRED IN WA

Following significant industry consultation, the Acting Director General of the WA Department of Transport, Mr Alastair Bryant, has now ... - Full Story



19/07/2010 - CHOICE OF REPAIRER STEPS UP A GEAR

Launched by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association in April last year the Choice of Repairer Campaign has moved into its next ... - Full Story



14/05/2010 - AAAA ATTACKS PROPOSED BULL BAR LAWS

Businesses involved in the manufacture, distribution and fitment of bull bars should be aware that the Federal Government is currently ... - Full Story



14/05/2010 - AAAA FEATURES AT AMPA

Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Membership Development Manager, Southern Region, Paul Raike, introduced the Australian market ... - Full Story



01/03/2010 - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

In its 30th year the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association has decided to focus its commemorative activities on bringing its members ... - Full Story



02/02/2010 - AAAA RESPONDS TO NEW LAW

Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association has recently presented a ... - Full Story



02/02/2010 - SEMA NEWS FEATURES AAAA

SEMA has recently published a feature article in its publication SEMA News outlining the advocacy ... - Full Story



19/01/2010 - NEW HOME FOR AAAA

AAAA has a new home. The leading body representing the automotive aftermarket industry has purchased a 231sqm strata office unit, which will ... - Full Story



15/01/2010 - AAAA VEHICLE LIFT PROJECT

Over the past two years the AAAA has been actively lobbying transport regulators for changes to the National Code of Practice for Light ... - Full Story



08/01/2010 - AAAA GOLF DAY

AAAA has launched its inaugural golf day, to be held at Kingston Links – located just 20 minutes from Melbourne's CBD via the ... - Full Story



16/11/2009 - NEW NATIONAL COUNCIL ANNOUNCED

Over 90 people attended the 29th Annual General Meeting of the AAAA on 19th October. The evening featured a presentation by V8 Supercar ... - Full Story



15/10/2009 - DAYCO PARENT COMPANY EMERGES FROM CHAPTER 11

Less than five months after AAAA member company Dayco's parent company, Mark IV Industries, voluntarily entered petitions for Chapter 11 ... - Full Story



28/08/2009 - WA GOVT. MUST RETHINK MONOPOLY

Without any industry or stakeholder consultation, the WA Department of Transport has introduced a regulation that requires vehicle owners to ... - Full Story



03/08/2009 - CHANGES DELAYED

Minister for Roads Michael Daley today met with representatives from the 4WD community and car industry who asked for the introduction of ... - Full Story



22/07/2009 - REGULATIONS A FARCE

Media Release 22 July 09

In an attempt to hamper modifications made by “car hoons”, on 16 ... - Full Story


09/07/2009 - BULL BAR POSITION

AAAA has recently released a position paper on bull bars outlining its strong stance on the government's recent indications that it is ... - Full Story



22/06/2009 - INDUSTRY MUST UNITE!

AAAA member company Fulcrum Suspensions has sent an urgent call to the Australian automotive aftermarket to unite against the manufacture, ... - Full Story



11/05/2009 - LED WINS HISTORIC CASE

AAAA member, LED Technologies, has won a historic court ruling banning the sale in Australia of imported copies of its Australian-designed ... - Full Story



04/04/2009 - 2009 AWARDS TO INDUSTRY

The 2009 Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) Awards to Industry were presented during the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo in ... - Full Story


04/04/2009 - YOUR CAR, YOUR CHOICE

On behalf of Australia's independent aftermarket, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is launching a campaign to ... - Full Story


27/03/2009 - IT'S SHOW TIME!

The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, the most comprehensive automotive aftermarket trade event ever held in Australia is rapidly ... - Full Story



19/02/2009 - TEAMS FILING IN FOR THE 2009 SACHS MASTERS

Teams from some of the southern states' busiest automotive repair workshops have entered the 2009 SACHS Masters being held at the 2009 ... - Full Story



20/01/2009 - EXPO OFFERS FREE REGIONAL BUS SERVICE

To make it very easy to visit the 2009 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, to be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour from ... - Full Story



23/12/2008 - MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

Wishing everyone in the automotive aftermarket industry a merry Chrismas and a happy, safe and prosperous 2009 from the team at AAAA.
... - Full Story



18/11/2008 - ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

The National Council of the AAAA is pleased to announce that Peter Hein was elected President of the Association at the National Council ... - Full Story



18/11/2008 - AFTERMARKET EXPO OFFERS FREE BUS

To make it very easy to visit the 2009 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, to be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour from 2 ... - Full Story



17/10/2008 - AAAA ON TARGET

The 2007/08 year was an exceptional one for the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA). As well as achieving every performance ... - Full Story



13/10/2008 - MEMBERS SEE RESULTS IN FRANKFURT

In mid September, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association led a trade mission to the world’s largest automotive aftermarket ... - Full Story



07/10/2008 - AAAA TO FUND INDUSTRY INITIATIVES

AAAA National Council has allocated significant resources in its 2008/09 budget for the development and roll out of a range of new industry ... - Full Story



11/09/2008 - AFTERMARKET 2015 INDUSTRY SURVEY

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association is proud to announce the launch of Aftermarket 2015 – an online industry survey that has ... - Full Story


27/08/2008 - ALL SET FOR AUTO AFTERMARKET EXPO

Space sales for the Auto Aftermarket Expo – to be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour from April 2-4, 2009 – ... - Full Story



27/08/2008 - SPECIAL AAAA TRAVEL DEALS TO SEMA

AAAA has teamed up with Capricorn Travel to offer its members a fantastic travel package to SEMA 2008 in Las Vegas. This is a specialised tour; ... - Full Story



30/07/2008 - SYDNEYSIDER BEAMING FROM WIN

Three Sydney-based BMW technicians have taken out the inaugural Australian Sachs Masters competition held in Melbourne in July.

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30/07/2008 - 300-STRONG AND GETTING STRONGER

With the PRTC less than three years old, the incredible momentum of membership growth has now meant that this sub-council of the AAAA is now ... - Full Story



04/07/2008 - RECORD ATTENDANCE AT SA MEMBERS' FORUM

Held in late June, the last South Australian Member's Forum attracted record numbers and was acknowledged by those who attended as the ... - Full Story



11/06/2008 - DAYCO'S DAVID DUNCAN JOINS NATIONAL COUNCIL

The AAAA National Council is pleased to announce the appointment of David Duncan to the Council to fill a casual vacancy created by the ... - Full Story



26/05/2008 - AFTERMARKET SUBMISSION - AUTO INDUSTRY REVIEW 2008

The AAAA welcomes the review into the Australian automotive industry announced by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research ... - Full Story


20/05/2008 - AAAA MEMBERS INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

Three AAAA members have been inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
... - Full Story



12/05/2008 - EXPO SHAPING UP TO BE BIGGEST YET

With over 98 percent of the available space now allocated, the 2009 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo promises to be the most comprehensive ... - Full Story



12/05/2008 - AAAA GOES TO OS TRADE SHOWS

April was a hectic month throughout Asia with a number of major trade events being held in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and ... - Full Story



27/03/2008 - AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET MAGAZINE'S ONLINE MAKEOVER

Australian Automotive Aftermarket magazine's website has been improved to make it cleaner and easier to navigate ... - Full Story


27/03/2008 - AAAA BACKS SKILLS COMPETITION

AAAA is proud to support the first Australian team-based automotive technicians' skills competition to take place ... - Full Story


12/02/2008 - NATIONAL PARTS PLACED IN ADMINISTRATION

Automotive aftermarket distribution network, National Parts, was placed in ... - Full Story


13/02/2008 - SUPPLY OPTIONS FOLLOWING NATIONAL PARTS DEVELOPMENT


Following a number of calls regarding information on alternative sources of supply as a result of the developments at National Parts on ... - Full Story


23/01/2008 - PRTC CLAIMS WIN FOR NSW MEMBERS

Focused and informed lobbying by the Performance Racing and Tuning Council (PRTC) on behalf of its members has helped to change proposed NSW ... - Full Story


07/12/2007 - ROB MITCHELL JOINS AAAA

Rob Mitchell has joined the AAAA team in the newly created position, State Manager VIC/SA/TAS. Mr Mitchell brings a wealth of relevant knowledge ... - Full Story


02/11/2007 - BEN BARTLETT PROMOTED

Ben Bartlett (formally AAAA Manager - Member Services) has been promoted to the role of National Membership Manager of the Australian Automotive ... - Full Story


02/11/2007 - AAAA ANNUAL REPORT RELEASED

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has achieved phenomenal growth over the past five years in all key measurable areas.

... - Full Story



29 April 2015 - Australian Auto Aftermarket Shifts into Top Gear
At the 2015 Auto Aftermarket Expo, which was held in Melbourne from 16 to 18 April, Australia’s automotive aftermarket ... - Full Story


04/09/2007 - AFTERMARKET 2007 SURVEY

Causeway Consulting has recently completed a survey of Australia's automotive aftermarket on behalf of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket ... - Full Story


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