Welcome to the MTA Group of Companies, comprising the Motor Traders' Association of New South Wales (MTA NSW) and its affiliated entities Motor Trades Care (MTC) and My Trade Start (MTS) Established in 1910, the MTA Group stands as a foundation in the Australian automotive industry, embodying excellence, innovation, and leadership.

As the largest private automotive training organization in Australia, our collective of companies is dedicated to empowering businesses and professionals across the automotive sector. MTA NSW, through its subsidiaries, plays a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of the industry, fostering growth, and ensuring longevity.

MTC-Motor Trades Care specialises in work health solutions, bringing expertise to businesses by educating them on how to mitigate risks in the workplace and facilitating effective return-to-work programs. With a commitment to promoting safety and well-being, MTC empowers businesses to thrive in a secure and healthy environment.

MTS-My Trade Start is a cutting-edge training company that not only equips apprentices with essential skills but also stays at the forefront of technological advancements in the automotive sector. Our state facility in Western Sydney and advanced tools and equipment enable us to provide comprehensive training programs that upskill technicians to meet the demands of today's rapidly evolving automotive industry.

Both the Motor Traders' Association of New South Wales (MTA NSW) and My Trade Start (MTS) are recognised as Registered Training Organisations (RTO), reflecting our commitment to delivering high-quality training and education programs that meet National and State standards of excellence.

At the MTA Group, our mission surpasses mere representation; we are catalysts for progress. Leveraging a rich legacy of advocacy and expertise, we champion the interests of our members at every level. From facilitating the smooth operation of businesses to advocating for favourable policies, we stand unwaveringly as the voice of the automotive sector in New South Wales.

Our influence extends beyond the boardroom, as we actively engage with policymakers and government officials, shaping legislative agendas to fortify the foundations of our industry. MTA NSW's commitment to excellence is epitomized by our Code of Ethics – a testament to our unwavering dedication to integrity, transparency, and customer-centricity.

As pioneers in industrial relations and champions of ethical business practices, we take pride in setting the gold standard for the industry. By upholding the highest standards of professionalism and ethics, we inspire confidence in consumers and stakeholders alike, fostering enduring relationships built on trust and reliability.

Join us as we embark on a journey of innovation, collaboration, and growth. At the MTA Group of Companies, we are not just shaping the future of the automotive industry – we are driving it forward.

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Find a Member

The Find a Member directory lists automotive businesses that are current members of MTA NSW and offer a broad range of automotive-related services. MTA NSW members are part of a network of businesses trusted by consumers to deliver quality services and to abide by the MTA Code of Ethics.



Ranging from Forms and Registers to Compliance and Safety Signs, the MTA NSW Shop is able to meet the needs of the automotive industry with a comprehensive range of industry specific products, available to be ordered online.


Latest News

Find all the required industry news, views and interviews to keep members up-to-date with the automotive industry and help to manage their business, in one location.



The Australian Heavy Vehicle Repairers Association (AHVRA) represents the heavy vehicle accident repair industry at a national level.



Created by MTA NSW, the Employment Relations Information System (ERIS) is a web based interactive employment relations system.



Motor Trades Cares (MTC) provides access to free industry WHS and worker’s insurance information and topical publications, webinars, management system resources, including policies, procedures and supporting checklist and forms.


Green Stamp

Green Stamp is an environmental program that aims to help businesses achieve environmental compliance.


MTA Training

MTA Training delivers innovative and flexible, industry focused training and prides itself on producing quality outcomes.



The Service Station Association (SSA) is a division of MTA NSW representing businesses within the petroleum industry.



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