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Ridesharing - It's Not Worth the Risk

28 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
It’s illegal and there’s plenty of reasons why. Find out what the NSW Taxi Council and the taxi industry as a whole is doing to fight ridesharing. Keep up to date with the latest information. 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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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
NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2015

NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2015

09 July 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
NSW TAXI INDUSTRY STATE CONFERENCE AND COUNTRY TAXI OPERATORS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: “BECOME THE TRANSPORT PROVIDER OF CHOICE”. 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
Ray Hadley Welcomes ATO Decision on Tax Equity for Ridesharing

Comment From Ray Hadley on Tax Equity for Ridesharing

21 May 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
2GB radio presenter Ray Hadley has called for equity for the taxi industry and ridesharing company Uber so everyone is on a level playing field. read more
ATO is seeking a level playing field for tax on public transport providers

NSW Taxi Council Welcomes ATO Ruling on GST and Ridesharing

20 May 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today welcomed the Australian Tax Office (ATO) ruling that drivers for UberX will be forced to fulfil their tax obligations by paying GST. read more
Vivid Festival has expanded to new precincts for 2015

Vivid Festival - Bigger and Better in 2015

19 May 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Vivid Sydney is where art, technology and commerce intersect. The 2015 version of Vivid, running from 22 May – 8 June will include precincts spreading well beyond the regular CBD area. read more

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