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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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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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'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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Public Health Order – Leaving Home

The New South Wales State Government released on the evening of the 30th March, 2020 an updated Public Health Order (PHO) being Public Health (COVID – 19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020. The essence of the new PHO was to state that people “must not, without reasonable excuse, leave a persons’ place of residence”. The PHO goes onto to set out a number of exceptions to this blanket rule.
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International Women’s Day Celebrated

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in our Association and community.
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Couple Issue Car Challenge

A fire devastated family at Batemans Bay received some generous help after losing their vehicle in the February fires on the South Coast of NSW. Former Goulburn businessman, Neville Burrows and his wife, Pam, made a special donation of their used car, a 2005 Mazda CX7, to assist the family.
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Selling and/or Retaining of Suspicious Goods

In recent times the courts have brought to our attention examples of fraudulent activity that has occurred in the automotive industry. Please refer to the following example: An unsuspecting consumer sold a vehicle privately for a fair price and handing over the vehicle, the consumer received what is a fraudulent bank cheque from what was created possibly with false identification.
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NSW Government endorses the Waste Motive Initiative

NSW Government has thrown its support behind the Waste Motive initiative nominating Ingrid Marsh (Director Industry Development, Trade, Tourism, Investment and Precincts) to be a task force representative and Suzanne Pierce (Director Policy Science & Research – Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer) to observe the progress of the initiative.
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Border Closures NSW/QLD Border Crossings - Covid – 19

Members will have heard that the Queensland Government has announced further restrictions on people movement into and out of the state of Queensland, to assist in the prevention of the spreading of Covid-19 virus. These new measures commence at 12midnight this evening the 25th March, 2020. It is important that Members appreciate that exceptions to these rules apply to the normal operation of their businesses. The measures to take effect are:
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