Today we had a fantastic hearing for the School Bus Inquiry! We heard many perspectives. It was great to have committee members that are from regional Victoria and understand first-hand how a lack of public transport can disadvantage those living in rural and remote...
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Media Release – Barton successfully moves amendments to deliver a 2.5% fare increase to taxi drivers
Today Rod Barton MP successfully moved amendments that will deliver a modest fare increase of 2.5% to taxi drivers from July 1st of this year. This will address the fact that these taxi drivers have had only 1 fare increase in the past 13 years. Previously the...
Mr BARTON: I move: 1. Clause 2, line 2, after “sections” insert “22A,”. The amendments to this bill are slightly different to the previous ones we put up. The intent has not changed but the mechanism of how we achieve it has. These amendments will deliver a modest...