CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Apr 01, 2015
The last four weeks have proven to be as busy and difficult for many in the industry as the previous four. The issues concerning most still, understandably, relate to the lack of serious action being taken against those who operate commercial passenger services illegally and the Knowledge test(s). In country and urban areas the 45/55 split is still causing heart ache amongst operators and appears to be the predominate issue
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Article

Check for bikes!

Mar 28, 2015
VTA rolling out new ‘check for bikes’ stickers to prevent car doorings
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Article

UN/Uber partnership dead before it even began

Mar 27, 2015
Just over a week ago, “Uber announced a global partnership with UN Women aimed at hiring 1 million women as drivers by 2020.” Only days later the UN has not only called off the initiative but claims there never was a formal partnership in place.
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Article

Ride-hailing just cheap copies

Mar 27, 2015
ATIA CEO urges government to enforce the law to keep consumers and workers safe from harm
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Events

2015 ATIA Conference

Mar 26, 2015
The 2015 ATIA Conference is almost here. The three day conference will be at the Grand Hyatt from Sunday 19 April to Wednesday 23 April followed by the Social Day on Thursday 23 April.
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Article

Knowledge test results looking up

Mar 26, 2015
During February the TSC released Knowledge test handbooks as a study aid for drivers and aspiring drivers. We have since seen a significant improvement in performance of those sitting the Knowledge with the overall pass rate more than doubling in the past few weeks
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Article

Melbourne Aiport - new route for taxis

Mar 20, 2015
There is a new permanent route for taxis leaving the terminal and returning to the Melrose Drive Holding Area at Melbourne Airport.
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Events

VTA Driver Lunch

Mar 20, 2015
The VTA invites all drivers to lunch on Thursday 30 April from 12pm to 2pm.
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Article

Selling Principles to the Lowest Bidder

Mar 20, 2015
The ITUC has described an announcement by the United Nations gender body UN Women of a partnership with the Uber company to "create" a million jobs for women as undermining the very principles of the United Nations.
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CEO Editorial

FROM THE CEO

Mar 01, 2015
There is little doubt that one of the most frustrating things about the current debate arising from the emergence of illegal ride share services is its absurdity and the willingness of apparently objective commentators, journalists and regulators across the country to simply accept the empty rhetoric and disingenuous commentary of one ride share provider.
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