Article

ESC 2016 review of taxi fares

May 04, 2016
The ESC are required to review taxi fares at least every two years. Their draft decision (full 200 page report and 15 page summary) are now available on their website.
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Article

Review of 2005 taxi regulations

May 02, 2016
Current taxi regulations are due to expire soon and new draft regulations have been released for consultation.
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Article

iHail – Driving the Taxi Industry Forward

May 01, 2016
iHail is the taxi industry’s legal competitor to the illegal and unregulated UberX.
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Article

The Rise and Recharge App

May 01, 2016
A new free smartphone app has been developed encouraging Australians to spend less time sitting and more time moving.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

May 01, 2016
Fare refusal is unacceptable behaviour not just because it is illegal, but also because of the damage it does to the public’s perception of our service.
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Article

Labour of love

May 01, 2016
For Kevin and Leanne McKenzie, whose maxi taxi transports more than 150 wheelchair passengers a month, driving is not simply a job – it’s a vocation.
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Article

Social media isn’t just a tool, it’s a voice

May 01, 2016
Social media allows businesses to develop a voice within their community.
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Article

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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Article

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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