Further transition assistance available to country taxi operators
News for the Department of Transport
Country taxi operators can now apply for further assistance as part of a new $3.4 million Regional Taxi Transition Support Package.
Unfortunately, country taxis exist under separate legislation and operate on an annual licence system and are ineligible for the taxi-plate buyback for privately owned plates. Those who lease plates from the State Government, approximately half of the taxi fleet in the metropolitan area, are similarly ineligible.
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