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Uber Class Action Settlement

Uber Class Action Settlement

Uber has been held to account by taxi and hire car drivers when governments failed to do so. Uber has blinked and has settled on the steps of the Supreme Court the night before a trial was due to start today over their alleged illegal behavior! This class action was...
Would you support S Plates for the Elderly?

Would you support S Plates for the Elderly?

Yesterday, I participated in a conversation with Oliver Peterson on radio station 6PR Perth. “Should we have S plates for senior drivers? We have L plates for learner drivers and P plates for probationary drivers.” I say no! Hear the conversation...
Queensland Taxi Review – Letter to the Minister

Queensland Taxi Review – Letter to the Minister

Recently, I have been asked by some taxi licence holders in Queensland if I could write to the Queensland Transport Minister Mellish, expressing my view on the unintended consequences of the taxi reforms that came into play in 2018 in Victoria. Queensland has so far...
Uber “Kill Switch” Claim

Uber “Kill Switch” Claim

The class action against Uber by Maurice Blackburn is scheduled for the second week of March in the Supreme Court. It has been a long journey, and a long time coming. Much work has been done by an extremely talented team to get here. Over 8000 registrants around...
Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

From today’s Herald Sun today a scale of the new stage 3 tax cuts. Lot of people are whipping themselves into a frenzy over Albanese Government stage 3 tax cuts because they changed their position in the best interest of the majority of workers. It’s pretty simple to...
Children the invisible victims of crime

Children the invisible victims of crime

In my time in Parliament, I don’t believe I wasted a moment highlighting those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged in our society. As a crossbench member we have limited opportunities to bring forward a parliamentary inquiry. I never wasted an opportunity to initiate...