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Melbourne is getting ready to embrace thousands of visitors from China

Jun 09, 2017
Melbourne’s tourism industry is getting ready to welcome thousands more visitors from China, with Destination Melbourne’s launch of the second ‘Check-in to China’ program, which will reinforce Melbourne’s status as the most visitable city in the world.
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Economy and Infrastructure Committee Inquiry Report

Jun 09, 2017
The Economy and Infrastructure Committee delivered the report from their inquiry into the CPV Bill 2017 on 08 June 2017.
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CPV Bill set for Inquiry, again…

May 10, 2017
On Tuesday 9 May, the Victorian Government’s Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill 2017 was finally introduced to the Legislative Council (upper house), only to be referred to Parliament’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee for further inquiry.
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Swan Street Bridge upgrade

Mar 27, 2017
The Victorian Government has allocated $30 million to upgrade Swan Street Bridge to help reduce congestion and improve safety and travel times for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Works start on 29 March and will be finished by December. While works are underway, one city bound lane and the footpath on the Rod Laver Arena side of the bridge will be closed until July.
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Taxi drop off and pick up Gates at the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Mar 23, 2017
Taxi drop off and pick up areas at the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix Albert Park will be available at Gates: 1, 2, 5, 8 and 10
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Uber’s Greyball proves taxi businesses right to fear $2 levy

Mar 06, 2017
Uber’s ‘Greyball’ program used to evade regulators has very serious implications for the regulators of commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) services
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VHCA response to Government Bill

Mar 06, 2017
The VHCA response to the ill-considered commercial passenger vehicle industry Bill 2017
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Get up and go for good health

Mar 06, 2017
Sitting for long periods can be detrimental to your health. Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
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Changes to licensed vehicle tester requirements

Mar 05, 2017
All taxis and hire cars no longer have to be inspected by a Licensed Taxi Tester. Vehicles can now be inspected by any Licensed Vehicle Tester within Victoria.
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Australia Day ‘Multicultural Harmony’ award

Jan 30, 2017
Taxi network manager and local operator Manzoor Mian JP has been awarded by the Ararat Rural City Council for his inclusive nature and dedication to his community.
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