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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
All Drivers Have A Responsibility to do the Right Thing on Increasingly Congested City Roads

All Drivers Have A Responsibility to do the Right Thing on Increasingly Congested City Roads

04 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council trains and encourages drivers to do the right thing in terms of setting down and picking up passengers in legal places. read more
The law must be upheld for illegal ridesharing

The Law Must Be Upheld

31 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council has called for swift action to uphold the law in relation to public passenger services in light of the withdrawal of charges against 24 Uber X drivers for technical reasons. read more
NSW Taxi Council Response to Freeze on Taxi Fares and Licences

NSW Taxi Council Response to Freeze on Taxi Fares and Licences

24 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the decision by Transport for NSW to not issue any new taxi licences within the Sydney area. read more
Ridesharing remains illegal in NSW

Ridesharing - Don't be Conned

15 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Many taxi drivers are being approached to drive for ridesharing organisations. There have been texts and emails from some ridesharing firms promising money and fortunes to be made; all sounding too good to be true. Don't be fooled - it is too good to be true. read more
Rideshare drivers must pay GST from August 2015

Rideshare Drivers Required to Pay GST From August 2015

10 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
In May 2015, the NSW Taxi Council responded to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) announcement that rideshare drivers, including Uber X, would be officially required to fulfil their tax obligations by paying GST from 1 August 2015. read more

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NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2016

20 October 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Be part of the NSW Taxi Industry’s premier event in Australia’s largest market. read more

Disney Promotion Fined By Government Bureaucracy

22 September 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today called on the NSW Government to urgently review the compliance approach undertaken by the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) towards the taxi industry after the heavy read more
Compulsory Third Party Insurance Reform Crucial to a Fair Go

Compulsory Third Party Insurance Reform Crucial to a Fair Go

20 September 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The present CTP scheme is poorly structured, does not reflect the changing nature of the commercial use of vehicles, is highly inefficient and leads to protracted legal disputes which results in premiums being much higher than what is necessary. read more

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