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Taxi Driver Compensation for Uber is Unfair and Poorly Implemented

24 August 2016 | Michael de Percy - The Conversation
Writing for The Conversation, Senior Lecturer in Political Science at University of Canberra, Michael de Percy, highlights the processes and influences behind current taxi reforms. read more
Compulsory Third Party Insurance Reform - Point to Point Transport

Compulsory Third Party Insurance Reform - Point to Point Transport

22 August 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
On 4 July 2016, NSW Government announced proposed changes to CTP Insurance arrangements for the point to point transport sector. read more
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Update on ihail Booking App

17 August 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
ihail is a new app that lets passengers hail a cab on their phone, and gives drivers access to more fares than ever before. The NSW launch is expected in coming weeks. read more
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Are You NDIS Ready?

08 August 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is now being rolled out across Australia. A range of new resources have been developed, including factsheets and videos, to help you understand and get ready for the NDIS. read more
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Reform for Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in NSW

05 August 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the NSW Government’s commitment to increase incentives for Wheelchair Accessible Taxi (WAT) drivers and eligible passengers from 1 July 2016. read more
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Sydney Taxi Driver on the Road to Rio 2016

26 July 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
In his native Iran, Feraydoon was one of the finest kayakers of his generation and, after moving to Australia in 1996, he kept his love of the sport alive by officiating at paddling events and working his way to becoming one of the world’s best. read more
Ben Fordham Interview with NSW Transport Minister on 2GB

Ben Fordham Interview with NSW Transport Minister on 2GB

21 July 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
2GB presenter Ben Fordham chats to NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance on structural adjustment for the taxi industry, including transitional assistance payments to owners of taxi licences.  read more
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Sydney Average Taxi Licence Value

13 July 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
NSW Taxi Council members may be aware that Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has posted the average taxi licence value for Sydney at $150,000 for the month of June 2016. read more
New Point to Point Transport Laws Require Effective Compliance

New Point to Point Transport Laws Require Effective Compliance

28 June 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The passing of the Point to Point Transport (Taxi & Hire Vehicle) Bill 2016 now brings into focus the importance of effective compliance to uphold the new laws. read more

Meet Irene 'The Taxi Fairy' On Channel 7's Sunrise Program

27 June 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Irene Klaasse oversees the lost property department at Sydney's largest taxi company. You won't believe the items people leave in taxis! read more

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Ray Hadley Asks Why Are Taxis Paying More?

28 February 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
Listen to The Ray Hadley Morning Show on 2GB as he discusses the difference in Compulsory Third Party Insurance (CTP) current average costs for Taxis versus Ride-sharing with One Nation Leader, Steve Dick read more

Uber loses GST fight with the Australian Tax Office

20 February 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
More than 50,000 Uber drivers in Australia will have to pay 10 per cent GST from the first dollar they earn after the ridesharing app lost a 18-month battle with the Australian Tax Office. read more

Are You Experiencing Financial Hardship or Emotional Difficulties?

10 February 2017 | NSW Taxi Council
These services can provide immediate support and counselling for those in need with available referral services also included. read more

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