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Search for Melbourne's best cabbie is on!

Oct 20, 2015

Cabit yesterday launched the search for ‘Melbourne’s Best Cabbie’.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle joined Cabit’s Harry Katsiabanis to announce the competition in Federal Square.

All Melbourne taxis are encouraged to participate by placing a QR code sticker which directs passengers to a dedicated website where they can enter the licence…


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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Oct 01, 2015
Our challenge is to argue for the right regulatory settings whilst building consumer confidence and delivering service excellence.
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VTA responds to regulatory reform announcement, ACT

Sep 30, 2015

News broke this morning that the ACT Government plans to reform commercial passenger vehicle regulations with the aim of accommodating ride sharing services legally within Canberra by October 30.

“This appears to be a kneejerk reaction from the ACT Government. It is very dangerous to be totally overhauling industry regulation to suit the business model of a single international corporation…


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Victorian Taxis - Keeping Victoria Moving

Sep 28, 2015
The VTA has launched the findings of independent research from SGS Economics that has measured the economic, social and environmental contribution of the industry to Victoria.
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TSC prosecutions - Update

Sep 25, 2015
An update on the TSC prosecutions partially heard in the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Tuesday 14 July and Monday 20 July
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VTA on taxi protests and a way forward

Sep 14, 2015
We do not believe that rallying, strike action or any other public demonstration is an effective way to progress the cause of the taxi and hire car industries in our current struggle against illegal competitors.
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Launch of VicTaxi magazine

Sep 02, 2015
The VTA is excited to announce that we will be launching a new industry publication called ‘VicTaxi’.
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2015 VTA Conference

Sep 01, 2015
The VTA held its Annual State Conference in the regional centre of Bendigo in the last week of September.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Sep 01, 2015
There are obviously a number of serious challenges facing our industry at this point in time. While it’s always hard to say which are of the most significant, it is clear the one that must be addressed immediately is the number of both available and new taxi drivers.
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Fare Device Specification

Aug 28, 2015
In its response to the TSC’s Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on the New Fare Device Specification, the VTA have made it clear that until all competitors in the market are playing by the same rules it is unable to support initiatives such as this.
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