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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
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

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Recent News

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
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

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