Short Fare Refusal
Jan 31, 2016
Nick Andrianakis, a long standing taxi driver and operator, has his say on why short fare refusal needs to be stamped out.
Old-school values, new-age service
Jan 31, 2016
Owner-driver Brian Barakat has been driving taxis for nearly 30 years. In an era of unprecedented change in the industry, he talks to us about service, success and why he loves his job now more than ever.
Multi Purpose Taxi Program Review
Jan 21, 2016
VTA responds to the Multi Purpose Taxi Program.
Insurance in the taxi industry
Nov 24, 2015
The taxi industry needs access to reasonably priced comprehensive insurance policies provided by mainstream regulated insurers.
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.
Launch of VicTaxi magazine
Sep 02, 2015
The VTA is excited to announce that we will be launching a new industry publication called ‘VicTaxi’.
TSC Driver Agreement Review
Jul 31, 2015
The TSC have decided to delay the review of the driver agreement implied conditions and are now analysing a full year's worth of data.
ATO webinar on ride-sourcing (ride-sharing)
Jul 10, 2015
The ATO is running two free webinars on Wednesday 15 July about the tax implications for ride-sourcing drivers.
Knowledge test results update
Jul 01, 2015
There has been a significant increase in the number of drivers who are passing the Knowledge test.
May 29, 2015
The VTA Driver Companion has been redeveloped to help new taxi drivers understand how the industry is structured and offer an overview of rules and regulations.
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