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NSW Taxi Council welcomes Additional Assistance Package announced today

03 July 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
Taxi Licence Owners, and other NSW Taxi Industry representatives will from today be eligible to apply for additional assistance, as part of the $250 million Industry Assistance Package that was committed following the Point to Point Tran read more

We needed a rigorous IPART report. We got Survey McSurveyFace

08 February 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) relied on a survey sent to teenagers in Sydney to make recommendations to release more taxi licences in the bush. The decision will devastate regional cabs, and the Taxi industry is now reeling at revelations that it has been based on flawed data and a flawed methodology. read more

NSW GOVERNMENT TO GO LIVE WITH THE PASSENGER SERVICE LEVY ON FEBRUARY 1

31 January 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Government will be collecting a passenger service levy that will apply to taxi and rideshare journeys in NSW commencing from tomorrow, 1st February 2018. Passengers will be required to pay $1.10 (incl. GST) on all applicable journeys. NSW Taxi Council CEO, Mr Martin Rogers said that “the Passenger Service Levy has been introduced by the NSW Government to recover industry assistance funds that have been provided to members of the NSW taxi industry who have been adversely affected as a result of the recent Government reforms that were made to the Point to Point Transport industry.” read more

2017 Point to Point Transport Regulations Begin Today

01 November 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the new Point to Point Transport Regulations (2017) which go live today, Wednesday, November 1, 2017. There are many changes across all platforms of the Point to Point Transport Industry, with safety for passengers being the key focus of the new regulations. Whilst the new regulations will provide more flexibility for Taxis to compete for booked fares, Taxis remain the only option for passengers to access through either rank or hail... read more

CTP Reforms - A Step in the Right Direction

16 October 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the announcement from the Minister of Finance, Services and Property, The Hon. Victor Dominello on the CTP reforms due to commence on 1 December, 2017. read more

NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2017

24 August 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. PROGRAM RELEASED. CHANGING GEAR - NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO OUR NEW WORLD. Please find your program for the upcoming NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 29th to 31st October at the Rooty Hill RSL. 2017 theme is Changing Gear, Navigating the road to our new world. Guest Speakers include; Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, State Insurance Regulatory Authority, Point to Point Transport Commissioner, Smart Innovation Centre and Keynote Speaker Mr Steve Tighe. read more

Point to Point Transport Regulations Released

18 August 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
Transport for NSW have released the New Regulations for 2017. The Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 supports the new safety framework under the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016 for all point to point transport providers in NSW, including taxis, hire vehicles and ride share services. The new regulatory regime will allow for a more transparent, competitive and flexible point to point transport industry. read more

Pre-Paid Taxi Fares Now in Country NSW

26 June 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
Transport for NSW has announced that from 1 July taxi customers in regional NSW may be asked to pay their taxi fares at the start of their journey. read more
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Have Your Say - Proposed Point to Point Transport Regulation 2017

21 April 2017 | Transport for NSW
The proposed Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 has now been released for public consultation. Have your say on this proposed regulation until the 8 May 2017. read more

2017/2018 Sydney Taxi Licence Determination

10 April 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today noted the announcement by Transport for NSW to offer 62 taxi licences back into the market to support a sustainable growth strategy for industry... read more

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NSW Taxi Council welcomes Additional Assistance Package announced today

03 July 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
Taxi Licence Owners, and other NSW Taxi Industry representatives will from today be eligible to apply for additional assistance, as part of the $250 million Industry Assistance Package that was committed following the Point to Point Tran read more

We needed a rigorous IPART report. We got Survey McSurveyFace

08 February 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) relied on a survey sent to teenagers in Sydney to make recommendations to release more taxi licences in the bush. The decision will devastate regional cabs, and the Taxi industry is now reeling at revelations that it has been based on flawed data and a flawed methodology. read more

NSW GOVERNMENT TO GO LIVE WITH THE PASSENGER SERVICE LEVY ON FEBRUARY 1

31 January 2018 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Government will be collecting a passenger service levy that will apply to taxi and rideshare journeys in NSW commencing from tomorrow, 1st February 2018. Passengers will be required to pay $1.10 (incl. GST) on all applicable journeys. NSW Taxi Council CEO, Mr Martin Rogers said that “the Passenger Service Levy has been introduced by the NSW Government to recover industry assistance funds that have been provided to members of the NSW taxi industry who have been adversely affected as a result of the recent Government reforms that were made to the Point to Point Transport industry.” read more

2017 Point to Point Transport Regulations Begin Today

01 November 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the new Point to Point Transport Regulations (2017) which go live today, Wednesday, November 1, 2017. There are many changes across all platforms of the Point to Point Transport Industry, with safety for passengers being the key focus of the new regulations. Whilst the new regulations will provide more flexibility for Taxis to compete for booked fares, Taxis remain the only option for passengers to access through either rank or hail... read more

CTP Reforms - A Step in the Right Direction

16 October 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the announcement from the Minister of Finance, Services and Property, The Hon. Victor Dominello on the CTP reforms due to commence on 1 December, 2017. read more

NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2017

24 August 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. PROGRAM RELEASED. CHANGING GEAR - NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO OUR NEW WORLD. Please find your program for the upcoming NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 29th to 31st October at the Rooty Hill RSL. 2017 theme is Changing Gear, Navigating the road to our new world. Guest Speakers include; Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, State Insurance Regulatory Authority, Point to Point Transport Commissioner, Smart Innovation Centre and Keynote Speaker Mr Steve Tighe. read more

Point to Point Transport Regulations Released

18 August 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
Transport for NSW have released the New Regulations for 2017. The Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 supports the new safety framework under the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016 for all point to point transport providers in NSW, including taxis, hire vehicles and ride share services. The new regulatory regime will allow for a more transparent, competitive and flexible point to point transport industry. read more

Pre-Paid Taxi Fares Now in Country NSW

26 June 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
Transport for NSW has announced that from 1 July taxi customers in regional NSW may be asked to pay their taxi fares at the start of their journey. read more
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Disability subsidy scheme to be more efficient and effective

22 May 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Government has recently started a review of subsidies and incentives for point to point transport services for people with a disability. read more

NSW Taxi Industry Transitional Assistance Payments Tax Implications

09 May 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
This fact sheet explains the tax implications for taxi licence holders who were provided a Transitional Assistance Payment from the NSW State Government under thePoint to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016. Under the scheme, payments of $20,000 each for up to two licences have been made to eligible licence holders. read more

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