Article

A legal perspective on Government reforms to the Commercial Passenger Vehicle industry

Sep 08, 2016
Logie-Smith Lanyon lawyers look at the Victorian Government's legalisation of rideshare and what it means for the taxi industry from a legal perspective.
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Article

Rising to the challenge

Sep 08, 2016
As the Victorian taxi industry undergoes what must be the most turbulent period in its history, innovation and positivity are difficult to focus on. However, it is these qualities that Mark Shehata, Operations Manager at Exclusive Cab Management in Reservoir, believes hold the key to the long-term success of the industry.
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Article

Changes at Melbourne Airport

Sep 08, 2016
Following significant investment in its road network and infrastructure over the past few years, and with plans for further improvements including a new taxi management system, Melbourne Airport has reviewed its access fare and will implement an increase in the coming months.
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Article

Hardship fund and licensing update

Sep 07, 2016
Taxi and hire car licence holders who intend to apply for the $50 million hardship component of the Fairness Fund announced by Government on 23 August can now register their interest in applying for assistance.
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Article

Government reforms: further details

Sep 07, 2016
Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister Jacinta Allan announced the Government’s reform package for the commercial passenger vehicle industry
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Sep 01, 2016
Let me be clear and say that we do not support the compensation package as it stands, or the structure of the proposed 'levy'.
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Article

Taxi industry shocked by loss of taxi driver in Melbourne

Aug 29, 2016
Police have made a breakthrough in the murder of Melbourne taxi driver, Mohamud Muketar who was killed in Fitzroy after finishing work in April earlier this year.
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Events

VTA Industry Day 2016

Aug 25, 2016
In light of the recent Government announcement regarding reform of the commercial passenger vehicle industry, the VTA is hosting a one-day event to brief the taxi industry on the changes and answer any questions you may have, followed by dinner.
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Article

Government reforms: Knowledge test update

Aug 24, 2016
Effective yesterday, the Knowledge test is no longer a requirement for taxi driver accreditation in Victoria.
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Article

Victorian Taxi Association responds to sweeping industry reform package

Aug 23, 2016
The Victorian Taxi Association (VTA) is aware of the reform packaged announced today by Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister Jacinta Allan and we were grateful for the opportunity to be briefed on the content last night.
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