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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
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

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Recent News

Sensible Outcome for Point to Point Taxi Transport Workplace Laws

Sensible Outcome for Point to Point Taxi Transport Workplace Laws

27 October 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today welcomed the report handed down by the NSW Legislative Assembly Committee on Transport and Infrastructure regarding Workplace Relations in the Point to Point Transport Sector. read more
Point to Point Taskforce Review

NSW Point to Point Transport Reforms

25 October 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council has highlighted the key points and critical issues of the NSW Point to Point reforms, reiterating its ongoing commitment to ensuring the viability of taxi services throughout NSW. read more
State Conference

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

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