Auto Parts Recyclers
Association of Australia (APRAA)
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APRAA sponsors 2019 Auto Recyclers Conference

The Auto Parts and Recyclers Association of Australia (APRAA) and the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) is pleased to announce it is sponsoring the 2019 Auto Recyclers Conference on 12-14 September 2019 at the Rydges Hotel, Melbournein conjunction with Hollander International.

This must-attend eventprovides an excellent opportunity for APRAA Members to network and exchange business knowledge, industry expertise and information as well as access to leading national and international speakers and delegates.

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Welcome to the Auto Parts and Recyclers Association of Australia (APRAA)

A National Industry Sector Committee of the Motor Trades Association of Australia
APRAA proactively represents, protects and advocates for the interests of Australian auto parts and recycling industry businesses and members of MTAA’s state and territory Motor Trades Associations and Automobile Chambers of Commerce. APRAA, through MTAA, seeks to work cooperatively with government agencies responsible for developing and applying policies with a view to encouraging greater recycling of suitable automotive products, managing end of vehicle life recycling requirements and development of businesses opportunities.

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Each year the MTAA and APRAA receive numerous concerns from auto parts recyclers about the behaviours of suppliers, buyers, businesses and Government. Commonly complaints concern businesses and individuals whoact unlawfully and don’t comply with environmental requirements. Complaints also highlightauto parts recyclers conducting business in the black economy and without the required licensing, accreditation and registration. In addition, auto parts recyclers are concerned that law abiding and legitimate businesses operate at a competitive disadvantage due to increasing costs of compliance. Furthermore, auto parts recyclers are concerned about the lack of Government enforcement capabilities and a lack of willingness to prosecute offenders.

MTAA and APRAA are collecting evidence to advocate to Government for increased action against illegal operators and seek examples from industry of businesses flouting Australian Law. Please use the link below to send to MTAA information regarding illegal business operators within the auto parts and recycling industry including:

  • The name of individual and businesses operating illegally.
  • Details of the activities they are engaged in.

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