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Automotive: Web resources
On the shelves
Apps and tools
Autosource is an Australian car & automotive directory where you can find related business, club or websites.
Latest news, reviews, features, restoration, history, technical information
Car body design
The car maintenance bible
Blog posts and useful tips
Find a car, news, reviews, insurance, comparisons, values, advertisements etc.
Choice guide: How to buy the best eco-friendly car
Detailed guide to spraying paint
Getting a car driver's licence: Step 1
Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)
Australian industry news, car reviews, videos featuring models and more
How stuff works
e.g. How hybrid cars work?
Practical welding and body work
Spray painting tutorial
Official distributor for Garrett Turbochargers
Australasian New Car Assessment program (ANCAP)
Australia's leading independent vehicle safety advocate
Australian Automobile Association
Is the peak organisation representing Australia’s motoring clubs.
Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association
AAAA is the national industry association representing manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, importers and retailers of automotive parts and accessories, tools and equipment.
Australian Refrigeration Council Ltd
Administers refrigerant handling licences and refrigerant trading authorisations on behalf of the Australian Government.
Automotive Air Conditioning, Electrical and Cooling Technicians of Australasia
Network in Australasia representing professional workshops and technicians
Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers (IAME)
Aims to assist members in various ways e.g. automotive training, seminars and consulting services etc.
Motor Traders' Association of New South Wales
An employer’s association specifically for businesses in the motor industry
Motor Vehicle Insurance and Repair Industry - Code of Conduct
A voluntary national Code of Conduct that applies to all smash repairers and insurance companies that subscribe to it.
Society of Automotive Engineers Australia
Car butler can locate nearby service stations, your nearest car wash, where to find a decent car mechanic and places to park your car. Freely available at the App store.
Wherever you may be in Australia, this app will help you locate your nearest Driver Reviver rest stop. Freely available at the App store.
National roadside assist
Available for iOS and Android
NSW Government apps for automotive and transport
Run and manage your automotive or motor trade accounts online with integrated apps
Apps that integrate with Xero accounting software
Legislation and statistics
Available in traditional trades, as well as a diverse range of emerging careers in most sectors of business and industry.
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development - Motor vehicles, trailers & bicycles
This section provides information about vehicle safety standards, importing a motor vehicle, vehicle design rules and certification.
Fair Trading (NSW Government) - Cars and other vehicles
Find pages on repairs, maintenance, air-conditioning, refrigeration licence etc.
e.g. Australian Business Licence Information Service ABLIS- Motor vehical repairers licence.
Fair Work Ombudsman
The Fair Work Ombudsman is an independent statutory office to ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws
Green vehicle guide
Rates new Australian vehicles based on greenhouse and air pollution emissions.
Managing noise from vehicles
Regulations provided by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
NSW Government: Center for Road Safety
Develops practical solutions to reduce deaths and injuries on NSW roads.
NSW Motor Vehicle Repairers Licence
Provided by the Australian Business Licence Information Service ABLIS
NSW OneGov service listing: Motor vehicle dealers, recyclers & repairers
Quick access to NSW Government services
NSW Transport Roads & Maritime Services: Hazard Perception Test (HPT)
The HPT is part of the licensing process.
Sharing of repair information in the automotive industry
Provided by the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council
Motor dealers and repairers Act 2013 No 107
Ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases
Legislation, requirements and guidelines for the industry
Road Transport Legislation Amendment (Road Safety) Bill 2018
Topics @ a Glance - Motor vehicles (ABS)
Vehicle manufacturing, repair, services and retail award 2010
Work health and safety legal obligations
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