The new AMBRA Motor Vehicle Insurance and Repair Industry Code of Conduct will come in to effect from 1 January 2016. The content of the Code and matters covered by it have been guided by the Australian Government's response to the Productivity Commission and the Terms of Reference, set by the Australian Government, for the Smash Repair Insurance Industry Implementation Taskforce.
You can access the code here
The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) and the Australian Motor Body Repairs Association (AMBRA) have launched a petition through the new AMBRA website calling for a Senate Inquiry into the role of Insurers in the Motor Body Repair Industry.
The petition has been actioned following a recent AMBRA meeting where growing nationwide concerns were raised as the industry has reached a critical point around the dominance of insurers and the impacts these companies are having on the industry
Master Collision Repair Specialists is changing its name to Car Craft South Australia. This means that, along with members in Queensland the Car Craft numbers in the three States totals 80 businesses.
The WA, SA & QLD chairmen, Wayne Phipps, Tony Bava and Chris Manteit made a joint statement:"We are extremely proud to make the announcement of this important industry agreement. The history built by Car Craft in WA & QLD and MCRS in SA proves the benefit of being part of a group.