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IPART - Call for Balance on Taxi Fares and Licences

18 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council notes the release of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) Issues Papers on taxi fares and licences within Sydney and Rural and Regional NSW. The CEO of the NSW Taxi Council, Roy Wakelin-King, said that as the State’s peak industry body, the NSW Taxi Council has a responsibility to represent the interests of all levels of the industry including owners, operators and drivers. read more

Ridesharing - It's Not Worth the Risk

18 November 2014 | 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

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NSW Taxi Council Proud of its Industry Advocacy

27 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
Uber has sent out emails stating that the NSW Taxi Council makes donations to political parties. There is a non-too-subtle implication that these donations might have some improper purpose. read more

Allegations Regarding Uber and Privacy is a Major Concern

26 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council advised today that it has written to both the NSW and Commonwealth Privacy Commissioners regarding concerns of the use of personal information by ridesharing firm Uber. read more
Lismore taxi driver praised for heroic actions

Taxi Driver Saves Woman From Horrific Knife Attack

25 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council praised the heroic actions of New South Wales taxi driver Brett Fuller who saved a teenage girl’s life on the streets of Lismore over the weekend. read more

NSW Taxi Council Rejects Uber's Claims

24 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Industry strongly rejects the outrageous claims from Uber that the taxi industry is, in any way shape or form, threatening violence against members of the local community. read more
Asian Cup 2015

Proud Supporters of 2015 Asian Cup Football Tournament

13 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
An estimated 50,000 football fans from throughout Asia are expected Down Under this summer when Australia hosts the region’s premier tournament for the first time. read more
Taxis play a key role in regional NSW

Taxi Services Play a Crucial Role in Regional and Country Areas

07 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today advised that taxi services play a crucial role in providing public transport services in NSW, particularly for rural and regional areas. read more

Uber Cops Victorian Setback

04 November 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
Victoria's taxi regulator has ordered “ride-sharing” company Uber to stop offering its low-cost product, UberX, because it is ­illegal. read more

Taxi Services Play A Key Role in Supporting People Suffering From Mental Health

24 October 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today applauded the new initiative between the National Roads and Motorists Association (NRMA) and Alzheimer’s Australia NSW in launching a new free guide titled Staying on the Move with Dementia. read more

New Film Highlights the Risks of Ridesharing

22 October 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
A new 10 minute film has been produced on the dangers of illegal ridesharing. Everyone who supports ridesharing or is considering using these services should see this film. Ridesharing – it’s not worth the risk. read more

Satisfaction on the Rise for NSW Taxi Customers

16 October 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomed today’s State Government Customer Satisfaction Index 2014 findings, with taxi customers reporting high levels of satisfaction in services. read more