Considering the outcome in the United Kingdom, the Victorian Government must step up and acknowledge that Uber drivers are employees and hold Uber to account.
I ask the government to be cautious, to be practical and to think about the safety for not only those intoxicated but those affected by the actions of those individuals
We have got to get this industry stable, because the flow-on effect is enormous.
I would like the Minister for Public Transport to reflect on what has been said here today. Pause this program. We are not saying stop it. We are saying pause the program, let us do this properly, let us do the inquiry and we may be able to knock it out much quicker, but we have got to do what is fair for the disability sector and the people who work in it.
Will the government instruct the CPVV to cease its threats to operators of fines for non-compliance until there is further clarity on this matter?
So I ask the minister: what is the justification supporting CPVV’s demands for this quantity and type of data from booking service providers in the commercial passenger vehicle industry?
“There are many people in this community who say, that the way my industry have been treated, that I should not support any government position. To those people I say…I cannot, I will not sit by and allow others to suffer as we have been harmed in a different way. I will not support these cruel conversion practices.”