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New Aussie ride-booking service

Hi-Oscar

Ridesharing is due to start in the Northern Territory in February 2018. One enterprising Australian company, Hi-Oscar, hopes to be the first to market following Uber’s retreat. Hi-Oscar will be an Uber alternative, with several differences it hopes will make the difference. Read more

NT last to make ridesharing legal

ridesharing

Northern Territory is the last place in Australia to make ridesharing legal. The government announced proposed regulations in April 2017. Uber was critical, saying the barriers for entry are too high for most drivers, who only work part time. Read more

Pay an extra levy for taxis and Uber

Ridesharing and taxis in NT

The new Labor government in the Northern Territory has decided to make ridesharing legal. A committee of Uber, Taxi Council and others, has been investigating the best way to put ridesharing reform in place.

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