Membership with the MTA ACT gives you access to a team of automotive experts who can assist in every aspect of your business.

National Representation

All members of the MTA ACT receive national representation through their membership.  The MTA ACT is an active Committee Member for the following organisations providing ACT members with a national voice.

Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA)
Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Australia (CVIAA)
Australian Motor Body Repairers of Australia (AMBRA)
Australian Automobile Repairers Association (AARA)
Australian Motorcycle Dealers Association (AMDA)
Automotive Parts Recyclers of Australia (APRA)

Our influence represents your business at a Territory and Federal level. Board Members of the MTA  MTA has met with the ACT Government Minister for Small & Family Business, State Ministers and those who determine the future of your industry. From payroll tax benefits through to regulatory changes that have saved many members heavy fines.


Industry Specialists

The MTA ACT represents business owners in every aspect of the Automotive Industry, Members are assisted by a manager, who understands how your aspect of the motor industry works and whom can provide you with industry-specific mentoring.
We can provide advice, information and representation for employment matters.

We provide support for all worker-related issues including awards and wages schedules; award and legislation; developing policies and procedures and any news from ATO and Fair Trading.



MTA ACT membership entitles you to special member benefits, from discounts to merchant services provided by our sponsors.  MTA ACT members also receive special discounted member prices on MTA courses.


Other Member Benefits

  • Industry News: You’ll always be informed with regular visits or newsletters.
  • Events: The Association provides members with a range of events to build business networks, meet other members, promote member business, and build industry skills.
  • Business Development: MTA ACT offers a number of workshops and one on one appointments to help members build their business skills whether it’s how to increase profit, manage staff, attract new customers or marketing tips.