Rod Barton was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Victoria to represent the Eastern Metropolitan Region in November 2018. He has been involved in the taxi, limousine and hire car industry for more than 25 years.
These amendments will deliver a fair fare increase for some of the most vulnerable workers. They will also ensure that there is a review of taxi fares each year.
What processes do the government have in place to engage in transparent, genuine and constructive community consultation?
Will the government consider the adoption of trackless trams to solve the lack of mobility in the south-east economic corridor?
These Victorian transport workers deliver an essential service to the community and they are vulnerable.
Providing advice to support and strengthen the CPV industry.
Taxi drivers are sometimes working at half the minimum wage—no superannuation, no annual leave, no carers leave, no sick leave.