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VTA shocked by death of regional taxi operator

Apr 29, 2016

This morning, an accident between a car and truck resulted in the death of the driver of a vehicle on the Western Highway, Ballan at around 8am this morning. Public reports have not named the deceased but the crash has been covered in The Age,


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Taxi industry shocked by loss of taxi driver in Melbourne

Apr 20, 2016
The VTA is shocked and saddened by the news of the death of 31-year-old taxi driver Mohamud Muketar in the Fitzroy area overnight.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Apr 01, 2016
Much of the current debate about how to regulate ride hail services comes back to a central question – does ride hail provide a genuinely new service, unlike taxis or hire cars and thereby creating a new market, or are they simply providing the same service to an existing market?
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Law: The Road Ahead

Apr 01, 2016
In order to effectively deter large corporate entities from breaching the law, the Courts must be able to exercise judicial discretion in sentencing, so that penalties imposed have the desired effects: that of deterrence.
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NSW Taxi Council Update on Reforms to Point to Point Transport in NSW

Apr 01, 2016
Last year the NSW Government announced its decision to reform the Point to Point Transport Sector, including the NSW Taxi Industry and the regulation of ride sharing services.
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2016 13CABS Taxi Driver Memorial Cup

Apr 01, 2016
A team of 13CABS Melbourne taxi drivers played against an All Star team in a T20 match for the 2016 13CABS Taxi Driver Memorial Cup to commemorate taxi drivers who have lost their lives on the job and raise much needed funds for the Monash Children's Hospital.
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Drive for Life

Apr 01, 2016
Veteran taxi operator and driver Henk Blumink has received his fair share of impressive tips from passengers in almost 50 years in the industry.
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Shining a guiding light

Apr 01, 2016
As the world prepares to celebrate International Guide Dog Day on April 27, it’s worth reflecting on the vital role these special animals play in the lives of blind and vision-impaired people to get around independently and safely.
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Manzoor receives Multicultural Award

Apr 01, 2016
The VTA is proud of the achievement of one of our Operator Members, Manzoor Mian from Ararat Cabs who received a Victorian Multicultural Award for excellence for his meritorious service to the community in December 2015.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Mar 01, 2016
The question over the nature of regulation in our industry continues to loom as the biggest issue for our collective futures.
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