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Changes to city taxi ranks

Change to Sydney CBD Taxi Ranks

06 October 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Due to the construction of the Sydney light rail project and the resulting traffic adjustments, there are also important changes to City taxi ranks. read more
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

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NSW Taxi Council Discusses Plans for Automated Taxi Services on 2SER Radio

19 September 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
2SER breakfast presenter Nic Healey interviewed NSW Taxi Council CEO Roy Wakelin-King to discuss automated vehicles in the taxi industry, the importance of providing choice for customers and the role of drivers into the future. read more
NSW Taxi Industry Driving the Future With Autonomous Vehicle Partnership

NSW Taxi Industry Driving the Future With Autonomous Vehicle Partnership

15 September 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Today the NSW Taxi Council announced its partnership with the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI).   read more
NSW Taxi Council

Ridesharing Services Flying Under the Radar

07 September 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council calls on the NSW Government to emulate the decision by their Queensland counterparts and require all rideshare vehicles to be clearly identifiable. read more

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