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Question –  Proposition 22

Question – Proposition 22

Rods question in Parliament today… Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (13:15): My question is to the Leader of the Government, representing the Premier. Last week California voters approved proposition 22, which will allow Uber and the other gig economy firms to...
Federal inquiry into class actions

Federal inquiry into class actions

Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton is encouraging anyone who has been involved in or considered a class action to make a submission to the Federal inquiry into litigation funding and class action regulations. The current inquiry is the fourth to investigate...
Request to suspend Uber MPTP trial

Request to suspend Uber MPTP trial

On March 18 in Parliament I asked the Minister to suspend the Uber trial of MPTP in Geelong until it can be opened to all operators under the same safety and training requirements. UPDATE 24 March 2020: A disappointing response from the Minister today, who assures us...
Put signage on rideshare vehicles

Put signage on rideshare vehicles

Rod spoke with 3AW’s Neil Mitchell this morning about having proper signage on rideshare vehicles, following a disturbing increase in drivers posing as ride share. Last year Rod raised the issue in Parliament after a young women was assaulted when she was lured...