The accreditation scheme extends the 'chain of responsibility'
for the taxi industry's performance to all industry
The scheme clearly identifies the role and responsibilities of
New minimum business and service standards apply to operators,
while regulations enable compliance with the standards to be
monitored, audited and enforced.
The scheme is established under the Transport
(Taxi-Cab Accreditation and Other Amendments) Act 2006. It is
illegal under the Act for a person to operate a taxi-cab without
being accredited to do so. Strong safeguards ensure that only fit
and proper persons may be accredited.
Business and service standards that must be met by accredited
operators are set by the Minister under section 133C of the
Please visit the VTD website for more information on the Taxi industry Accreditation Scheme