According to The Courier & Mail in Brisbane, UBER drivers in Queensland will from January need to hold a taxi licence under reforms introduced on Sunday.
Other changes to affect any booked hire service will include improved signage and security within vehicles, Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said in a statement on Sunday.
“If operators, licence holders, drivers, or any parties in the industry fail to adhere to the new regulatory requirements, we will act swiftly to revoke licences or issue financial penalties as appropriate,” he said.
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