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Melbourne Airport announce access for ride sharing services

Aug 16, 2017
Unrest at Melbourne Airport following ride sharing announcement
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2017 Victorian Taxi Industry Day

Aug 07, 2017
Thanks to all those who attended the 2017 Victorian taxi industry day.
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New Melbourne Airport e-TAG access system announced

Jul 04, 2017
Melbourne Airports are changing the way taxis enter the airport for easier access and better taxi flow. A new system is being built to help improve the taxi flow from holding areas to Terminals, it will also make taxi access fee payments simpler.
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CPV Bill passes

Jun 27, 2017
The Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill 2017, the Government’s first piece of legislation to effect the reforms to the industry they announced last August, passed the Upper House last Friday
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Melbourne is getting ready to embrace thousands of visitors from China

Jun 09, 2017
Melbourne’s tourism industry is getting ready to welcome thousands more visitors from China, with Destination Melbourne’s launch of the second ‘Check-in to China’ program, which will reinforce Melbourne’s status as the most visitable city in the world.
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Economy and Infrastructure Committee Inquiry Report

Jun 09, 2017
The Economy and Infrastructure Committee delivered the report from their inquiry into the CPV Bill 2017 on 08 June 2017.
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CPV Bill set for Inquiry, again…

May 10, 2017
On Tuesday 9 May, the Victorian Government’s Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill 2017 was finally introduced to the Legislative Council (upper house), only to be referred to Parliament’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee for further inquiry.
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Swan Street Bridge upgrade

Mar 27, 2017
The Victorian Government has allocated $30 million to upgrade Swan Street Bridge to help reduce congestion and improve safety and travel times for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Works start on 29 March and will be finished by December. While works are underway, one city bound lane and the footpath on the Rod Laver Arena side of the bridge will be closed until July.
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Taxi drop off and pick up Gates at the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Mar 23, 2017
Taxi drop off and pick up areas at the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix Albert Park will be available at Gates: 1, 2, 5, 8 and 10
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Uber’s Greyball proves taxi businesses right to fear $2 levy

Mar 06, 2017
Uber’s ‘Greyball’ program used to evade regulators has very serious implications for the regulators of commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) services
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