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Fairness Fund

Nov 30, 2016
On 30 November 2016 the Government announced changes to the commercial passenger vehicle reform package. At the same time, they announced that applications to the Fairness Fund have now opened. Applications will close on 30 April 2017.
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Government announces changes to taxi reforms

Nov 30, 2016
Late today, Transport Minister Jacinta Allan announced changes to the Government’s reform agenda for the commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) industry in Victoria.
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Interim changes to licensing

Nov 25, 2016
Following the Government’s announcement in August there remains a great deal of confusion as to the status of various licence types and the fees associated with taxi licences. Whilst legislation to effect the Government’s reforms is yet to be introduced, several interim changes to licencing have been made by the TSC.
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Open doors, open minds

Nov 18, 2016
The Taxi Services Commission (TSC) has launched the “Open Doors Assistance Animals 2016” initiative. It aims to provide practical information and advice on taking people with assistance animals in taxis, and to encourage taxi drivers in Victoria to inform themselves of all their legal obligations.
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A bright future

Nov 15, 2016
As co-owner of Taxi Staffing Service, a fleet company that has been in operation since 1969, Chris knows too well the effects the swift and sweeping changes of recent times have had on the state’s taxi industry.
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Taxi Industry Reform: Industry Assistance Package

Nov 14, 2016
In this article, we delve deeper into the day to day legal and financial consequences for industry participants who receive compensation from the Victorian Government in the form of a payment from the hardship fund, an assistance payment, or a rebate – specifically, how the assistance will be dealt with by the ATO and Centrelink.
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Cruise ship schedule

Nov 14, 2016
Cruise ship schedule
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Taxi Fairness Fund application support

Nov 14, 2016
As you are all aware, the Victorian state government has announced significant legislative changes to ride sharing, including the current licencing regime.
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Changes to camera specifications

Nov 14, 2016
Revision of the taxi-cab camera specifications has been an ongoing project for some time.
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Removal of taxi-cab vehicle specifications

Nov 14, 2016
In July 2016 the Taxi Services Commission made changes to taxi vehicle specifications. These changes were followed quickly by the Government’s reform announcement. This article seeks to ensure everyone in the industry is clear about the changes.
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