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Point to Point Taskforce Review

Taskforce Review - Point to Point Transport in NSW

28 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
POINT TO POINT TRANSPORT DISCUSSION PAPER - HAVE YOUR SAY! read more

Ridesharing - It's Not Worth the Risk

17 August 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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Getting Reform Right for Point to Point Transport

Getting Reform Right for Point to Point Transport

28 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
It is important that all proper facts about Point to Point transport are established and considered so that sensible and sustainable options for reform are put forward. read more
New hire car laws will help to level the playing field in country NSW

New Hire Car Laws Level the Playing Field

27 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council welcomes the NSW Government’s new regulations applying to hire cars in country NSW which will implement clear rules on what constitutes a pre-booked hire car. read more
There will be no increase in taxi fares during 2015-16 throughout NSW

Taxi Fare Decision a Delicate Balancing Act

26 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The Government’s decision earlier this year to also freeze fares in the Sydney area means there will be no increase in taxi fares during 2015-16 throughout NSW. read more
NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2015

NSW Taxi Industry State Conference 2015

25 August 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
NSW TAXI INDUSTRY STATE CONFERENCE AND COUNTRY TAXI OPERATORS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: “BECOME THE TRANSPORT PROVIDER OF CHOICE”. read more
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
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

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