Taxi and charter vehicles

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Dedicated Multi-Purpose dispatch service provider - Request for proposal

The Department of Transport is offering the opportunity for an entity to become a registered taxi dispatch service under section 28 of the Taxi Act 1994.

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Expressions of Interest for taxi plate leases

Expressions of Interest (EOI) being sought from Government taxi lease plate holders. The EOIs must be hand delivered and close 5pm Friday 27 November 2015.

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Plan before you party!

Before you head out to party, make sure you plan your ride home. Consider using designated taxi ranks, booking a taxi or small charter vehicle, nominating a skipper, or taking public transport.

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On-demand Transport- Green paper

This Green Paper is designed to outline a simpler environment that enables transport providers to innovate and provide on-demand services that meet the needs of the travelling public.

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A guide for drivers - ridesharing

The Department of Transport regulates on-demand transport services including taxis, small charter vehicles and other omnibuses. This includes services which are commonly known as 'ridesharing'.

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Western Australia's taxi, tour and charter vehicle industry is regulated by the Department of Transport.

Passenger information and complaints

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Passenger information including safety tips, fares, complaints and things to keep in mind when catching taxis.

On-demand Transport - Green Paper

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On-demand transport is a user-oriented form of transport characterised by flexible routing and ad-hoc scheduling of small/medium vehicles operating between pick-up and drop-off locations.

Driver operator information

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Here you will find driver operator information including taxi plates, licences, code of conduct, camera surveillance and more.

General information and updates

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Important information for all taxi drivers and charter vehicle operators including online tools, fees and statistics.

Passenger transport services

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An omnibus is a passenger vehicle operating for reward, that is not a taxi. Find out what you need to know on the various licences.

Taxi Industry Board


Read more about: Taxi Industry Board

The Taxi Industry Board was a statutory body with an objective to provide a considered and singular view for consideration by the Minister for Transport.

Taxi and charter forms and publications


Read more about: Taxi and charter forms and publications

Here you will find forms and publications available relating to taxi and charter services in Western Australia.

Contact Taxi/Charter


Read more about: Contact Taxi/Charter

Information on how the Department of Transport helps regulate the Western Australian taxi industry. Contact On-demand Transport for taxi and charter vehicle enquiries.

Taxi/Charter site map

Use this page to help locate key areas of the Taxi and charter vehicles site.

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