Media releases

2017 media releases

May
27 May – Tasmania's best automotive businesses announced
22 May – Best automotive businesses in Victoria announced
1 May – Motorists and business the big losers after Andrews Government duty hike

April
4 April – VACC Industry Awards finalists the best of the best
3 April – West Gate Tunnel project good for Victorian business

March
31 March – Updated Motor Vehicle Insurer & Repairer Code approved
23 March – 
Company tax cuts should remain
21 March – Vehicle safety will help keep down the road toll this Easter
6 March – Motorists to benefit from new national position on insurer-repairer relations

February
24 February – Heavy vehicle conference to highlight future innovation for vital industry

2016 media releases

December
7 December – Banning 'cash for scrap' a step in the right direction: VACC

November
30 November – New President for VACC
17 November – Government inaction at the heart of Victorian crime wave
17 November – Motorists to benefit from new fuel price board legislation

October
19 October – Government watches on while fuel theft reaches $5 million per year in Victoria
5 October – Victoria leads the nation for vehicle theft

September
22 September – Grand Final public holiday comes at enormous cost
5 September – NSW's scrap metal solution will become Victoria's problem

August
25 August – CVIAA supports new truck safety forum

May
9 May – Victoria's auto industry elite unveiled
4 May – Small business benefits from 2016 Federal Budget

April
27 April – Victorian business the big winner in payroll tax reform

March
17 March – Adoption of 'effects test' a big win for small business
11 March
  Government's fuel drive-offs response not the answer

February
22 February Motorists protected from misleading fuel pricing under new regulations

January
21 January – Auto product manufacturer investment boosted by government assistance

2015 media releases

December
8 December – Supply chain welcomes automotive transition plan

November
20 November – Adoption of new fuel price board legislation will be a win for motorists
6 November – VACC slams misguided ABC report on towing and panel repairs

October
19 October – Domestic violence safety technology wins major award
13 October – 
Towing changes will leave motorists high and dry
8 October – Towing review outside scope

September
28 September – Association boss to work on Grand Final Eve, donate salary
8 September – Fuel theft costs millions while police look on
7 September – VACC and Insurance Australia Group join forces to deliver smash repair industry benefits package

1 September – Unscrupulous behaviour damages independent service stations

August
31 August – Apprentice Life Skills initiative wins Victorian Training Award
20 August – 

New public holidays will cripple Victorian automotive industry

3 August – LPG Demand Study a lesson in industry and government collaboration

June
26 June – Fuel theft impasse is a crime

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