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Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services

Aug 01, 2016
The Victorian Parliament’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee is currently undertaking an ‘Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services’ (the Inquiry). Consultations are open with submissions due by early August.
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Our Disability Duty

Aug 01, 2016
This month, our lawyers at Logie-Smith Lanyon discuss the rights and responsibilities we all have in promoting and protecting the rights of people with disabilities – and the application of anti-discrimination laws to the Taxi Industry.
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TSC announces changes to vehicle age limits and specifications

Jul 29, 2016
The TSC has today gazette changes to taxi-cab vehicle specifications which were explored as part of the recent RIS on changes to taxi-cab regulations. In summary, the changes announced today effectively remove the existing taxi-cab vehicle specifications and introduce a new specification which relates only to WAT vehicles.
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New Taxi Services Commissioners Appointed

Jul 20, 2016
Today the Victorian Government has announced the appointment of three new Commissioners to lead the TSC.
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Taxi driver lost in tragic accident

Jul 17, 2016
Taxi driver Dilwar Shah Gardezi, 32, died when a car smashed into the driver's side of his taxi just before 5am on Saturday. Public details of the circumstances of the crash are still limited.
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Victorian taxi industry ready to compete

Jul 11, 2016
VTA pleased to hear the TSC are acknowledging redundant laws and regulations will no longer be enforced
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Melbourne Airport update

Jul 01, 2016
Nine million passenger arrived at Melbourne Airport between May 2015 and April 2016 – the highest number ever recorded in one year.
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Mobile phones and driving is a deadly combination

Jul 01, 2016
Alison Boyes, Superintendent of Transit, Safety Division at Victoria Police offers a reminder to motorists about the rules surrounding mobile phone use while driving.
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CEO Editorial

CEO ARTICLE

Jul 01, 2016
I am pleased to say that the Parliament has passed an amending Bill that has removed section 159 thus removing the loophole that provided the defence in the Brenner case and restored the power of the TSC to prosecute unlicensed drivers and vehicles offering commercial passenger vehicle services.
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Taxi Industry law reform: an update from NSW

Jul 01, 2016
In early June 2016, the NSW government commenced the second phase of the wider taxi industry reform which is currently sweeping across the country in the wake of the introduction of Uber and other ride hail services.
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