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Financial Support for Taxis and Commercial Passenger Vehicles

Victoria taxi package missing

Victoria’s taxi industry is on the verge of collapse says Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton, and he is pushing for the state government to step in to keep drivers on the roads. South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland have all released packages for...
Network moves to keep essential taxis on the road

Network moves to keep essential taxis on the road

A move by Silver Top Taxi to lower network fees to support taxi drivers will keep this essential service on the road according to Transport Matters Party leader and Eastern Metro MP Rod Barton. The taxi network has announced an immediate rebate on all depot fees for...
Barton proposes easy fix for MCG drop offs

Barton proposes easy fix for MCG drop offs

A new transport management solution is needed to cope with an influx of commercial passenger vehicles (CPV) on event days at the Melbourne Cricket Ground according to Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton. Mr Barton has contacted the Melbourne Cricket Club Trust...
ATO to review Victorian fairness fund payments

ATO to review Victorian fairness fund payments

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will undertake a review of the Victorian Fairness Fund payments to the taxi and hire car industry following a query from Eastern Metro MP Rod Barton. Earlier this month Mr Barton wrote to the ATO on behalf of a number of former...