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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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IPART Report a Step in the Right Direction

IPART Report a Step in the Right Direction

18 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today welcomed the recommendations of the IPART draft report that freezes the release of taxi licences. read more
What's Your Plan B These Holidays?

Plan B Taxi Ads Urge Us All To Get Home Safely These Holidays

17 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Industry has today launched a new Christmas safety campaign to drive respect between taxi drivers and passengers and promote taxis as an attractive Plan B for getting home after a few festive drinks. read more
David Samuel, CEO Victorian Taxi Association

ABC Interview with CEO of Victorian Taxi Association

16 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
CEO of the VTA David Samuel discusses the taxi industry, compliance with the law and the relevance of ridesharing. read more
Commissionaires at the NSW Taxi Industry State Conference

Commissionaires Dressing Up For Christmas

05 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council today unveiled a new look for its Taxi Commissionaires, just in time for the busy Christmas season. read more
Where do Ridesharing Profits Go?

Where do Ridesharing Profits Go?

04 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
On top of gouging a minimum of 20% from the hip pocket of drivers for every single passenger fare with its illegal ridesharing service Uber X, concern has been raised about where Uber’s profits go. read more

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

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