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A legal perspective on disruptive technology and the e-hail

Nov 02, 2015
A look into the concept of "ride hailing" in general, and what it means in the context of electronic booking apps as used by both taxis and hire cars.
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Thinking Like A Cyclist

Nov 02, 2015
Andrew Gooding, President of Melbourne Cycling League gives his insight into how all road users can better share our roads.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Nov 01, 2015
Regulation should be crafted based on consideration of the public benefit, not dictated by what any given industry participant is prepared to adhere to.
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Taxi industry investigating claims of fare refusal

Oct 29, 2015

It has been reported today that after being awarded Victorian Senior Australian of the Year last night in Melbourne, Uncle Jack Charles was refused transport by two successive taxi drivers.

The taxi industry takes these allegations very seriously and investigations into the events will continue today as more details become available. Our first pripority it to obtain sufficient information…


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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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Article

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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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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