Media releases

2017 media releases

25 September – Flexible registration payments a boost for Victorian motorists: VACC
20 September – VACC's 100-year countdown has begun
12 September – Women are key auto decision-makers: VACC

17 August – Abolition of proposed new-vehicle parallel imports a wise decision: VACC
10 August – Motorists and small business to benefit from ACCC recommendation
9 August – Number plate cloning costs innocent motorists hundreds of thousands of dollars
8 August – Report into Australia's automotive industry reveals unprecedented change

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

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

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

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

2016 media releases

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

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

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

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

25 August – CVIAA supports new truck safety forum

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

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

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

22 February Motorists protected from misleading fuel pricing under new regulations

21 January – Auto product manufacturer investment boosted by government assistance

2015 media releases

8 December – Supply chain welcomes automotive transition plan

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

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

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

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

26 June – Fuel theft impasse is a crime

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