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OZ Cabbie December 2015

(Issue 11)

 

  • 2015: A year of political bastardry
  • John Rahilly’s letter to Queensland Premier
  • Farcical outcome of TSC case against UberX driver
  • Wildcat strike at Gold Coast Airport
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OZ Cabbie November 2015

(Issue 10)

 

  • “Ridesharing” to become ligitimate minicabs and the taxi industry cartel wants a big piece of the pie
  • Point-to-point booking apps becoming a dime a dozen
  • ‘Kangaroo Court’ alive and kicking at Gold Coast Cabs
  • Howarth’s case against Uber in jeopardy
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OZ Cabbie October 2015

(Issue 9)

 

  • Only a win by Russell Howarth can wipe the smug grin off the face of David Rohrsheim
  • When a corporate terrorist dictates our laws, we know our country is fucked!
  • Proud to be an Australian? I used to be
  • iHail - the taxi establishment’s new weapon against Uber et al. held up by the ACCC
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OZ Cabbie September 2015

(Issue 8)

 

  • Stopping UberX - how much is it worth to you?
  • The day Andrew Constance gave the taxi industry a snow job
  • An idiot’s guide to collecting evidence against UberX drivers
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OZ Cabbie August 2015

(Issue 7)

 

  • Last resort to stop UberX: Blockade the CBD, blockade the Airport
  • Can one man shut down UberX in Sydney? Not without your help!
  • Taxi Club lawyer fined $20,000 for misconduct in taxi accident case
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OZ Cabbie July 2015

(Issue 6)

 

  • Uber continues to take the piss
  • ACCC delays taxi cartel’s launch of new ‘ihail’ app
  • Musings by a disillusioned taxi driver
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OZ Cabbie June 2015

(Issue 5)

 

  • “We are ruled by Morons” Part V
  • Punters add 12 Million to ingogo’s kitty
  • Multicare boss pleads guilty in court
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OZ Cabbie May 2015

(Issue 4)

 

  • ATO ruling on GST and UberX
  • Epic battle for bailees’ industrial rights
  • Uber’s latest scam - wheelchair accessible UberX
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OZ Cabbie April 2015

(Issue 3)

 

  • “We are ruled by Morons 3” a sequel
  • How much of Uber’s bullshit will Australia swallow before we recognize it’s a fraud?
  • IPART recommend regional and country fare freeze
  • Resist Luddite Thinking ...
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OZ Cabbie March 2015

(Issue 2)

 

  • Superannuation for cabbies? Don’t be bloody stupid
  • “Open letter” to federal shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh
  • TSC fails to act on unscrupulous taxi clubs
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OZ Cabbie Jan / Feb 2015

(Issue 1)

 

  • Get that warm and fuzzy feeling as a member of the sharing economy
  • Samuel on the cusp of legalizing UberX?
  • “Need help, send us a text or an email”
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OZ Cabbie December 2014

(Issue 10)

 

  • Uber’s vile business ethics were on full display during Sydney siege
  • As Uber laughs all the way to the bank our regulators pretend to get tough
  • NSW introduces 5% surcharge cap
  • DGC, the unique exclusive app for drivers working in groups
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OZ Cabbie November 2014

(Issue 9)

 

  • War councils galore as our fight against UberX intensifies
  • Fast talking Russell’s gentle approach to his citizen’s arrest victims
  • Are 600 Green Top licences on the chopping block?
  • Dynamic duo “Fels & Cousins” targeting WA taxis
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OZ Cabbie October 2014

(Issue 8)

 

  • “Stop Uber now” campaign turning enemies into frenemies
  • Russell makes citizen’s arrest of UberX driver
  • Punters place $9.1 million bet on ingogo
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OZ Cabbie September 2014

(Issue 7)

 

  • Exorbitant TSC lease fees send WAT owners broke
  • TWU push for a minimum $24.32 an hour safety net
  • Treating governments, their laws and authority with contempt the Uber way
  • Punch-drunk taxi councils bereft of ideas to tackle UberX
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OZ Cabbie July/August 2014

(Issue 6)

 

  • Uber offers cabbies $500 bribes and $30 an hour to break the law
  • How the Melbourne Knowledge will kill the industry
  • Uber juggernaught has regulators and mafia stumped
  • “Cabbie’s home firebombed by irrate passenger”
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OZ Cabbie June 2014

(Issue 5)

 

 

OZ Cabbie May 2014

(Issue 4)

 

  • Is it time for a taxi driver Eureka rebellion?
  • Reg Kermode - top dog till the end
  • Taxi reforms impotent against insurance scams
  • Will NSW Premier Mike Baird live up to his promise?
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OZ Cabbie April 2014

(Issue 3)

 

  • Is Stewart ‘a knight in shining armour’?
  • We are truly ruled by morons
  • Uber about to cut its own throat in Oz
  • Competition may have won a few battles, but Cabcharge looks like winning the war
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OZ Cabbie March 2014

(Issue 2)

 

  • Morally bankrupt regulators preying on ‘the unsophisticated’
  • Gang of 4 launches “CABiT”, a new Melbourne network
  • ABC TV puts spotlight on the taxi industry
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OZ Cabbie February 2014

(Issue 1)

 

  • If you work for less than $20 an hour and no super, you are a mug
  • Perth’s cabbies queue to get London cab
  • More jobs from apps than from networks
  • Is Victoria’s 5% cap on EFTPOS surcharge in cabs contagious?
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OZ Cabbie December 2013

(Issue 11)

 

  • Minicab licences go on sale in Melbourne
  • Wrap your cab in advertising
  • More jobs from apps than from networks
  • Drivers boycott Gold Coast Airport over set fares
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OZ Cabbie November 2013

(Issue 10)

 

  • Boxall’s attack on the taxi industry is tantamount to economic genocide
  • Mafia behind appeal to protect sham contracting and the archaic ‘bailee’ classification of cabbies
  • Fair Work Commission Appeal Hearing
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OZ Cabbie October 2013

(Issue 9)

 

  • How many bureaucrats does it take to change a light bulb?
  • Rebel plate owners launch guerrila attack on Napthine Government
  • Perth first Aussie city to have London's iconic 'Black Cab'
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OZ Cabbie September 2013

(Issue 8)

 

  • Are driverless taxis pure sci-fi? Google and Uber think not
  • Hip, hip hurray! Minister rejects Sydney fare reduction
  • Licence reforms causing death and suffering amongst Melbourne’s taxi families
  • Finally support for cabs using No Stopping zones
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OZ Cabbie August 2013

(Issue 7)

 

  • The Government Givith, and taketh away
  • It's all happening in the sunshine state
  • Samuel's loony push for TV advertising in Melbourne cabs
  • Fels' licence reforms started 10 years ago in WA
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OZ Cabbie July 2013

(Issue 6)

 

  • Tweaked Fels Reforms passed by Victorian Parliament by one vote
  • Hire car UBER takes on ingogo and goCatch with uberTaxi
  • Samuel's priority: World-class cabbies
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OZ Cabbie June 2013

(Issue 5)

 

  • Industry bigwigs enthrall 1500 plate owners with their wisdom
  • How ‘Denis the Menace’ screwed Victoria’s cabbies
  • There are liars, damned liars and IPART
  • The end of the 10% EFTPOS service fee rip-off
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OZ Cabbie May 2013

(Issue 4)

 

  • IPART proposal to reduce taxi fares
  • Australia's first App branded taxi
  • Greek Cabal takes on Melbourne establishment
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OZ Cabbie April 2013

(Issue 3)

 

  • Minister gives IPART the finger
  • Meet the taxi driver from hell
  • UBER and the $100 surge flagfall
  • WATS WATS WATS
  • More pretend consultation
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OZ Cabbie March 2013

(Issue 2)

 

  • SPECIAL : NSW Reforms
  • Nothing about Apps is Black and White
  • How to measure the IQ of a taxi operator
  • Hire car apps: Good luck, mate, but stay off our turf
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OZ Cabbie February 2013

(Issue 1)

 

  • SPECIAL FELS FEATURE: Hell Bent on Destroying the Taxi Industry
  • Have an 'appy day
  • More protests against NSW Seatbelt laws
  • Unscrupulous operators finally feel the heat
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OZ Cabbie December 2012

(Issue 11)

 

  • I'll bare my bum in Bourke Street if the Government accepts the Fels Reports says MP
  • App wars spread to new hire car apps
  • 500 Sydney drivers join protest against seatbelt laws
  • November, a black month for cabcharge
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OZ Cabbie November 2012

(Issue 10)

 

  • Tiger Team: A solution or a publicity stunt?
  • Threat of blockade fails to bring Sydney Airport to its senses
  • The unbelievable greed and stupidity of TCQ
  • Transport NSW fires rocket up the Taxi Council
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OZ Cabbie October 2012

(Issue 9)

 

  • Manditory seatbely for NSW cabbies 24/7
  • QTMR in cahoots with industry mafia
  • Fels hands final report to Victorian Government
  • Why are taxi drivers associations like mushrooms?
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OZ Cabbie September 2012

(Issue 8)

 

  • Barry O'Farrell orders 2013 taxi lincence review
  • Fanal talkfest before Fels revolution
  • Taxi Council rattled by Fels draft report
  • The hilarious antics of the TSOs
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OZ Cabbie August 2012

(Issue 7)

 

  • 130 Cabbies physically assaulted in 90 days
  • Don't mess with Parisian taxi drivers
  • Queensland's very own Napolean
  • Cabbies support Clover Moore's Kings Cross Solution
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OZ Cabbie July 2012

(Issue 6)

 

  • Melbourne plate owners rally against reforms
  • What Fels doesn't want you to know about deregulation in Ireland
  • CONFIRMED: Cabcharge pays 2.2% driver bonus
  • STOP PRESS: NSW fare increase
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OZ Cabbie June 2012

(Issue 5)

 

  • WAT drivers demo against government greed
  • CARA winds to join Taxi Victoria
  • Cabcharge plans 2% loyalty commission for drivers
  • Free card reader first for ingogo
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OZ Cabbie May 2012

(Issue 4)

 

  • NSW fare increase better than a poke in the eye
  • Dr Cousins puts industry mafia on notice
  • Industry supports maxi driver who killed youth
  • NSW reviews cabbies' seatbelt exemption
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OZ Cabbie April 2012

(Issue 3)

 

  • Push to paint all Aussie cabs yellow
  • The latest on NSW hand-free mobile ban
  • "Respect your Cabbie" campaign
  • Anger gives birth to new taxi association
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OZ Cabbie March 2012

(Issue 2)

 

  • Plan to ban cabbies from using hands-free
  • Fare Reviews in Queensland and NSW
  • Still no fare increase in Victoria
  • Epidemic of crime against cabbies?
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OZ Cabbie January/February 2012

(Issue 1)

 

  • Driver incentives, what a novel idea
  • Hire a cop car from your nearest rank
  • Bailee Drivers again miss out on thousands
  • It's all no go on the app front
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OZ Cabbie December 2011 (Issue 11)

 

  • Is Hire Car App the Birth of the Minicab?
  • Cabcharge to gobble up another Network
  • Bailee Drivers again miss out on thousands
  • Network to pay Driver $14 000 compensation
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OZ Cabbie November 2011 (Issue 10)

 

  • Wife killer wins right to drive cabs
  • How are you going with your app mate?
  • Morning tea with Allan Fels
  • Job for the boys in Queensland
  • Mega taxi rank for Melbourne CBD
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