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Motion – Repairing the Past

Motion – Repairing the Past

Today Rod read in his motion which he will debate in the Upper House tomorrow afternoon. Notice of Motion 24th November 2020 Repairing the past. I give notice that, on the next day of meeting, I will move —   That this House — acknowledges that — in 1998, the...
Taxi Drivers – Fair Pay?

Taxi Drivers – Fair Pay?

This week, Rod asked the Premier about the treatment of Essential Transport Workers. Thursday 12th November 2020 Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (12:42): My constituency question is for the Premier. Taxi fares in Victoria have not increased since 2014, and there have...
Open letter to CPV industry stakeholders

Open letter to CPV industry stakeholders

To the stakeholders Over the past month I have been lobbying the government for support for the taxi industry during the Covid-19 crisis. Yesterday the Minister for Transport, Melissa Horne, requested that I join a Parliamentary Advisory Panel with Parliamentary...
CPV fees dropped and trip levy under review

CPV fees dropped and trip levy under review

Permit fees for commercial passenger vehicles and drivers are on hold and the $1 trip levy is under review following pressure from national industry group Transport Alliance Australia and Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton. At its weekly industry briefing...