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Motor Trader Magazine

Motor Trader is the official monthly publication of the MTAQ and is distributed to all MTAQ Members.

It is a beautifully printed automotive industry magazine packed with features, and is a reliable source of information on all matters pertaining to the industry – state, national and international – and reaches more than 2000 automotive-related businesses across Queensland and beyond each month.

Dec 2016/Jan 2017 edition: 

Celebrating our industry at the MTAQ President's Ball

In this month’s main feature, we look back at the 2016 MTAQ President’s Ball – a fun-filled event attended by industry leaders, decision makers and MTAQ members and which saw the announcement of the MTAQ Apprentice of the Year for 2016.

In out MTA Q&A feature, we talk to Michael Telford and James Cornford from Toowoomba Total Mechanical

In our Member’s Classic feature, we chat to Nick Parker-Davies from The Kombi Shop about his sensational Type 2 VW Kombi.

In Professional Circle training and member news, we catch up with Luke Roxburgh, the 2015 MTAQ Apprentice of the Year, talk to award-winning MTAQ members McCarthy Panel Works and HHarvey Collision Repairs and much more.

Also in this edition:

  • Industry Insight: How Changes to the Australian Consumer Law Can Affect Your Business
  • Member Profiles
  • Industrial Relations
  • Concept Corner: Mopar Dodge Challenger
  • Industry Insight: Control Staff and Skill Shortages with Good Systems


The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) is the peak body representing the interests of over 2,500 employers in the retail service and repair sectors of Queensland's automotive industry.

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