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MTA NSW's Employer Guide to Jobkeeper 2.0 and the Workplace Post-Jobkeeper

As promised in our September IR Newsletter, the MTA NSW Employment Relations Department have prepared a Guide to assist Members in navigating the new Jobkeeper rules and the amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009.
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MTA NSW helps keep it local campaign

We wanted to increase awareness and let consumers know that whatever their automotive requirements, there’s likely to be a trusted service provider close to home.
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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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COVIDSAFE APP – Privacy Act Changes

On the 14th May 2020, the Federal Parliament passed a range of amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) to facilitate the operation of the CovidSafe App (“the App”). These changes related to the collection of the personal information provided when people downloaded the App and protecting the usage and storage of this personal information.
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Rehiring an employee who was an ‘eligible employee’ on 1 March 2020

MTA NSW Employment Relations have been approached by Members who wish to re-hire an employee for the JobKeeper Scheme, who was an ‘eligible employee’ on 1 March 2020 with the employer but are no longer an employee. In other words, our Members would like to re-employ a former employee who was an ‘eligible employee’ on 1 March 2020 and receive the wage subsidy from the ATO
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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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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.


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