Department of State GrowthTransport

Owner-operator Taxi Licences

Release of unsold Owner-Operator Taxi Licences (OOTLs)

On 18 January 2020, the Commissioner for Transport approved the release of all unsold OOTLs left over from the 2019 Tender for sale.  OOTL licences are available in all taxi areas at the following non-negotiable prices.  When all licences in a taxi area are sold, there will be no more licences available for that area for this release.

To obtain an information and application pack, contact the Regulations and Concessions Unit by email: operator.accreditation@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

Taxi area

Price

Hobart

$60 000

Launceston

$35 000

Devonport

$23 000

Burnie

$23 000

Ulverstone

$17 250

George Town

$17 250

Perth

$12 500

West Tamar

$12 500

Meander Valley

$12 500

Circular Head

$11 250

Break O’Day

$10 800

New Norfolk

$10 800

Huon Valley

$7 500

Glamorgan/Spring Bay North

$3 750

Kentish

$3 750

Penguin

$3 750

Tasman

$3750

Dorset

$2 250

Glamorgan/Spring Bay South

$1 875

Bruny Island

$1 000

Central Highlands

$1 000

Flinders Island

$1 000

King Island

$1 000

West Coast

$1 000

The framework that underpins the taxi and hire vehicle industries has been reviewed.  A draft Bill to give effect to the key elements of the new framework has been released for public consultation.

The changes to the framework may affect your decision to purchase a taxi licence.  Information can be accessed at: https://www.transport.tas.gov.au/passenger/taxi/taxi_and_hire_vehicle_industries_regulatory_review