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ACT GOVERNMENT DESTROYS TAXI PLATE MARKET BY DROPPING INCOME FOR INVESTORS BY 75% AND FURTHER ISSUES 30 MORE TAXI PLATES

Vulnerable Families Losing Their Life Savings and Futures due to ACT Government Taxi Scheme As a result of immoral and unjust actions carried out by the ACT Government against them, a group of 120 Perpetual Taxi Plate Owners have formed the ACT Taxi Plate Owners Association in […]

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Darwin taxi drivers can’t cope so Centrelink is their last resort and the same is the case in ACT Canberra

Mitchell Abram from ABC News has highlighted the decimation of the taxi industry as taxi driver in NT says many of his colleagues are now eligible for Centrelink payments because the industry is struggling to compete in Darwin’s troubled economy. Earnings have dropped so low, he said some […]

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Don’t forget to tip your taxi driver

Don’t forget to tip your taxi driver

Ah, the holidays. When everyone gets extra time to relax, visit and generally enjoy life – except for those who don’t. A slew of undersung workers keeps Toronto running while the rest of us pause, from hotel cleaners, transit workers and emergency room staff, to cooks, servers […]

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The NSW Hardship Package – You Decide

The NSW Hardship Package – You Decide

CONVENIENTLY TERMED “ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE” (Fully Taxed and with no compensation for plate value losses) A BRIEF HISTORY Distribution was to open in November 2016 and close by July 2017. (With an application & distribution time of over 8 months) Quote from Minister Andrew Constance. “We are not […]

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$1 rideshare levy nets $34m for state: but taxis are losing money

$1 rideshare levy nets $34m for state: but taxis are losing money

As stated in the SMH  on 19 December 2018, a levy paid by Sydneysiders on all rideshare services, such as Uber, taxis and hire cars has collected more than $34 million in its first six months, but taxi plate owners say they’ve lost much more than the levy […]

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Sydney taxis at Airport taking a stand for equity and compensation

Sydney taxis at Airport taking a stand for equity and compensation

With Christmas 2018 almost upon us, taxi owners in the NSW Taxi Industry continue to wait for hardship payment, with no fixed payment date set.  Ironically the NSW Government continues to collect the $1 levy from hard working tax payers. Taxi drivers at Sydney International and Domestic […]

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TOSBA and NSW Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party on the move

The campaign to right the wrong in NSW is now on the move with signed petitions now into the thousands.   Mums, dads, sons and daughters are also playing their role in supporting the NSW taxi Industry against the the NSW State Liberal Government which is endeavouring to […]

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Taxi drivers in Bathurst will now also suffer and will call for ongoing support in wake of Uber’s launch

As stated in the Western Advocate on DECEMBER 14 2018 by Sam Bolt, The ride-sharing service Uber is now here and Bathurst’s taxi drivers are calling for the  community’s ongoing support in response to the business’ introduction.  The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party acknowledge that the taxi industry deserve fair […]

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New York’s Uber drivers first to get minimum wage

As stated in the SMH on 5 Dec 2018,  New York City’s taxi and limousine commission has voted to set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, marking the first time a government in the United States has imposed wage rules on ride-hailing companies.   Under the new […]

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Will the Taxi industry land a blow against Uber? The lawyers will.

Justin Smith at 2GB speaks to Blair Davies the CEO of the Australian Taxi Industry Association about the class action Maurice Blackburn is launching against Uber and the impact to the taxi industry since Uber started.   Unfortunately Justin simply lost the plot and did not go […]

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