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Victorian Taxi Association

Contributions of the Victorian Taxi Industry Revealed

01 October 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The Victorian Taxi Association (VTA) has launched the findings of independent research from SGS Economics that has measured the economic, social and environmental contribution of the industry to Victoria. read more
ACT Government has allowed lower standards to accommodate Uber

Lower Standards to Accommodate Uber

30 September 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
History shows us there is a need for stringent regulatory frameworks to avoid a ‘race to the bottom’ for transport standards. read more
A strong, viable and customer-focussed taxi industry into the future.

NSW Taxi Council Statement

22 September 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council, at this time, is not involved in any legal action or industrial action, however it reserves its position in this regard. read more
Ridesharing is no safer than hitch-hiking

Ridesharing is no Safer Than Hitch-hiking - Response to Claims from CHOICE

11 September 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council believes it is in the consumer’s interest to make them aware that if they get into a private illegal ridesharing vehicle with a private driver where there are no government-backed checks for safety and security, it is akin to hitch-hiking. read more
Transport Workers Union Opportunism is Misplaced

Transport Workers Union Opportunism is Misplaced

11 September 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Under the NSW drivers’ agreement, drivers are entitled to annual leave, sick leave, and long service leave. These are entitlements that are protected by law. In the world of Uber, the concept of entitlements is completely absent. read more
Getting Reform Right for Point to Point Transport

Getting Reform Right for Point to Point Transport

28 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
It is important that all proper facts about Point to Point transport are established and considered so that sensible and sustainable options for reform are put forward. read more
New hire car laws will help to level the playing field in country NSW

New Hire Car Laws Level the Playing Field

27 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the NSW Government’s new regulations applying to hire cars in country NSW which will implement clear rules on what constitutes a pre-booked hire car. read more
There will be no increase in taxi fares during 2015-16 throughout NSW

Taxi Fare Decision a Delicate Balancing Act

26 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The Government’s decision earlier this year to also freeze fares in the Sydney area means there will be no increase in taxi fares during 2015-16 throughout NSW. read more
Elaine Heskett speaks at a driver training Silver Seminar

Guide Dogs Partnership Playing a Key Role in Taxi Driver Training Standards

18 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
CEO of the NSW Taxi Council, Roy Wakelin-King, said that the partnership between NSW Taxi Council and Guide Dogs NSW/ACT emphasises the importance of trained, professional taxi drivers. read more
NSW Taxi Council

NSW Taxi Council Launches New Campaign

10 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Regulated taxis have robust safety systems that protect both passengers and drivers that, unlike a smart phone, cannot be turned off. read more

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Toyota Safety Handbook

Timely Reminders for Motorists in the Toyota Safe Driving Handbook

21 December 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Toyota has released its Safe Driving Handbook in preparation for the holiday season. Its full of safety tips and provides you with a range of driving topics and conditions to make your holiday season more enjoyable. read more
Guide Dog sponsor puppy 'Ace'

Ace Has Popularity in Spades

06 December 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Thanks to generous donations from NSW taxi drivers, networks and the NSW Taxi Council, an adorable ebony-coated Guide Dog sponsor puppy now has an official name. read more
Sydney Metro Taxi Licence Transfers and Average Prices

Sydney Metro Taxi Licence Transfers and Average Prices

03 December 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Roads and Maritime Services post updates each month regarding the average metropolitan taxi licence values as well as the number of transfers. read more

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