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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
Taxi Taskforce Debate Rages

2GB Segment With Karl Stefanovic - Taxi Taskforce Debate Rages

02 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Karl Stefanovic interviews NSW Taxi Council CEO Roy Wakelin-King and NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance about the newly announced NSW Taxi Industry review. read more
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the NSW Government review into the point to point transport industry.

NSW Taxi Industry Supports Point To Point Transport Review

01 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomed today’s announcement from the NSW Government of a review into the point to point transport industry. read more

Uber X is Workchoices on Steroids

26 June 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today expressed its disappointment at the comments made by the ALP and the Leader of the Opposition in relation to Uber and ride sharing. read more
Questions remain how cars can be insured while providing an illegal service

NSW Taxi Council Seeks Advice From APRA on NRMA Insurance Cover for Illegal Ridesharing

05 June 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council advised today that it had written to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to ask them to investigate the insurance policy being offered by NRMA to illegal ridesharing drivers in NSW. read more
NSW Taxi Industry supports toughest possible penalties for serious misconduct

NSW Taxi Council Backs Toughest Possible Penalties For Drivers Convicted of Serious Crimes

28 May 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Despite it being widely reported that convicted criminal Osman Chamseddine is a taxi driver, there is no record of this person ever possessing a taxi driver authority or ever driving a taxi vehicle. read more

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Recent News

Taxi Talk on Macquarie Radio

Taxi Talk Program on Macquarie Radio

29 November 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Macquarie Radio is currently broadcasting a regular fortnightly program called Taxi Talk, a live discussion forum hosted by Mike Williams, featuring NSW Taxi Council CEO Roy Wakelin-King. read more
Future Transport Summit 2016

Transport for NSW Develops Future Transport Technology Roadmap

02 November 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance MP today launched the Future Transport read more
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

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