Hearings and Transcripts

Public Hearings for the inquiry will be held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 23 May 2017, between 9:00am and 5:00pm in the Federation Room, Parliament House, Melbourne
  • Wednesday 24 May 2017, between 6:30pm and 9:00pm in the Legislative Council Committee Room (LCCR), Parliament House, Melbourne. 

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

 Time Witness Transcript
6.30 pm

Lucas Groeneveld, State Manager, Victoria and Tasmania

 pdfTranscript(PDF 140.60 KB)
7.15 pm

Professor Denis Nelthorpe, Chief Executive Officer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 113.79 KB)
8.00 pm

State Revenue Office
Vasko Nastevski, Manager Legislation and Government Relations, Policy and Legislation

 pdfTranscript(PDF 113.69 KB)


Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Federation Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

 Time Witness Transcript
9.00 am

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Richard Bolt, Secretary
Paul Salter, Director, Policy and Regulation, Intergovernmental Relations, Transport for Victoria
Steve Brnovic, General Counsel, Taxi Services Commission

 pdfTranscript(PDF 166.67 KB)
10.00 am

Victorian Hire Car Association
Rod Barton, President

 pdfTranscript(PDF 143.97 KB)
10.45 am

David Samuel, General Manager
Stuart Overell, Chief Operating Officer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 129.83 KB)
11.30 am

Victorian Taxi & Hire Car Families
Bronwyn Lincoln, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Haydn Carmichael, Barrister
Mark Shehata, Operations Manager, Exclusive Cab Management
Eleanor Fitz, Wodonga Taxis 

 pdfTranscript(PDF 165.03 KB)
12.15 pm

Ilias Bougias, Taxi Driver 
Gerald Fanning, Industrial Relations and Human Resources Consultant

 pdfTranscript(PDF 124.90 KB)
2.00 pm

Hon Jeff Kennett AC

 pdfTranscript(PDF156.68 KB)
2.45 pm

Victorian Taxi Association
Stephen Armstrong, Victorian Taxi Association President & Chair, Ballarat Taxis
Georgia Nicholls, Chief Executive Officer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 124.7 KB)
3.30 pm

London Taxis
Elgan Potter, Director
Mark Wilson, Managing Director, Victoria

 pdfTranscript(PDF 124.35 KB)
4.15 pm

All Aboard
Graeme Newman

Blind Citizens Australia 
Lauren Henley, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator 

 pdfTranscript(PDF 105.01 KB)