Member Benefits

As an MTA NSW Member, you’ll be part of a network of businesses trusted by consumers to offer the highest standards in the industry. The MTA brand is well respected in the community; both by consumers and the government, and businesses displaying the MTA NSW sign are instantly recognisable, trusted to deliver quality services and to abide by the MTA NSW Code of Ethics.

Business Support

As an MTA NSW member, you will have a dedicated Area Manager who you can contact should you need advice on the day-to-day running of your business. Divisional Managers are also available to provide industry advice regarding your specific business issues. Whether it is about understanding the licensing requirements or helping with a customer dispute, members are able to obtain advice. Divisional Managers also conduct division meetings and information nights to update members on the latest issues in the industry.

Direct Debit Request Form

For a copy of the Direct Debit Request Form please Click Here Please find for your information a copy of the Direct Debit Service Agreement with Motor Traders’ Association of NSW: Click Here to download the form. It explains what your obligations are when undertaking a Direct Debit arrangement with us. It also details what our obligations are to you as your Direct Debit provider.

Employment Relations Advice and Services

Our Employment Relations staff can offer advice on your employment relations issues and awards, including leave, entitlements, disciplinary and termination procedures, Work, Health and Safety management, payroll and superannuation obligations and much more. In addition, MTA NSW has a range of services to help you manage and keep track of your business, including:


The MTA’s Employment Relations Information System (ERIS) is a free interactive, current and comprehensive members only employment relations system that caters for the retail motor industry. Subscribing members may access the information 24/7, anywhere around the world and benefit from having access to a multitude of information and functionalities that will assist in managing employment relations in the workplace.

Subscribers will also be able to access hundreds of pro-forma documents on employment information within this system on a range of matters including;

  • Employee Management
  • Apprenticeships
  • Awards and Legislation
  • Industrial Relations
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Termination of Employment
  • Work Health and Safety (WHS)
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Discrimination and Privacy
  • Payroll
  • Superannuation
  • Workplace Agreements


The Autosafe WHS Management System assists members with the conducting of audits, recording outcomes and rectifications, and a series of registers from plant maintenance to hazardous substances to assist with compliance. This system helps by sending out reminders and store records as evidence of activity.

Motor Trades Care

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
You also receive a 20% discount on specialist work, health & safety and recovery at work consultancy services, which gives you access to leading industry experts. To visit MTC website Click Here 

Financial Services

MTA NSW offers a range of products to assist members, including:

Dedicated support for your business

Whether you’re starting, running or growing your business, CommBank, proud Alliance Partner of MTA NSW can help you do business your way.

To help you take your business to the next level, MTA NSW members can benefit from direct access to a dedicated CommBank Relationship Manager and team of banking specialists. They’ll work with you through every stage of your business life cycle. You’ll also receive 24/7 Australian based phone support for all your business banking needs.

Spirit Super is a multi-industry super fund with $23 billion funds under management and over 300,000 members across Australia. We’re here to help everyday Australians get the most out of their super through low fees and a focus on competitive investment returns. We take great pride in offering excellent service no matter your life stage or retirement goals. When it comes to super, it all starts with Spirit.

Find an Autotrade Career Online Directory
MTA NSW provides a members’ only service to bring potential Employers who have apprenticeship opportunities, together with potential Apprentices looking to work within the auto electrical, light vehicle, heavy vehicle, paint or panel trades within the automotive industry.  

This online directory, via the MTA NSW website, allows Members to post details of their current apprenticeship opportunities online for potential Apprentices to view and register their interest in an apprenticeship. With a built in job builder tool Members can create customised job descriptions within minutes. Members can also search for potential Apprentices within their local area who are currently listed on the directory. Once a member has searched and selected a potential Apprentice you will just need to make contact with them directly to discuss your apprenticeship opportunity

If your business is looking for an Apprentice then we encourage Members to simply submit your apprenticeship opportunities by clicking on Advertise Apprenticeship

MTA NSW will be encouraging current and potential Apprentices to list their interest on our directory with the aim to make it easier for you to source your next Apprentice.

To search the online directory for potential Apprentices within your local area, members can click on Seeking an Apprentice. This will allow you to search by Postcode or Suburb.

Green Stamp Assessment and Accreditation

Green Stamp
is a national environmental program that is run in each state and territory through the relevant Motor Trade Association.

Green Stamp aims to ensure that businesses in the automotive industry have access to information and tools to help achieve environmental compliance and beyond. The program assists small to medium business in the automotive trades to incorporate processes and practices that avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle and dispose of waste in an environmentally sensitive manner.


MTA NSW lobbies State and Federal Government on behalf of members and the industry, on issues including taxation, legislative changes, vehicle repair standards, employment relations, environmental concerns, industry skills, training, and more.

Member Events

MTA NSW Information Nights are conducted in both metropolitan and regional locations. These divisional specific sessions are designed to provide both members and their staff with the opportunities to stay ahead of legislative changes affecting the automotive industry generally, and to provide an update of specific topics affecting sectors of the industry. 

Senior MTA NSW Divisional Managers present the information evenings, which are an excellent opportunity for members to ask one-on-one questions with subject matter experts on industry related issues and to support our members in their business activities. Through our partnership arrangement with organisations such as Spirit super, Commonwealth Bank and Government Departments, presentations are also made to keep members up-to-date with changes that could affect their automotive business. 

Member Publications

Our weekly MTA Express keeps all members informed of the current issues and news occurring in the automotive industry. In addition, a quarterly MTA Journal is designed to inform all members of the latest news, interviews, products, information, reviews and technical information within the automotive industry.

Online Shop - Stationery and Signage

A wide range of automotive specific stationery, signages and consumables is available to suit members’ business needs.   

Visit the online shop for all your essential workshop items required to run your business professionally.

Training Apprentices and Trainees

MTA NSW has been operating as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), delivering training flexibility across NSW since 1996. MTA NSW has developed a strong and successful training model which has delivered many benefits to employers and learners in the automotive industry, both in NSW and the ACT.

MTA Training delivers innovative and flexible, industry focused training and prides itself on producing quality outcomes. Our training is provided through the employment-based delivery mode, where training and assessment is conducted in the workplace using a blend of face-to-face training, technology and skill based resources.

Visit our dedicated training website


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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