May 20, 2016

The weird old law that makes Uber legal in Victoria

Uber has been ruled legal in Victoria thanks to an anachronistic law that no one got round to changing.

Josh Taylor — Journalist

Josh Taylor


The County Court in Victoria has found an anachronistic part of law that means Uber is technically legal in the state.

Uber’s legality in Australia depends on where you are. New South Wales, the ACT and Western Australia have all moved to legalise the transport hire service, but Victoria and Queensland in particular are lagging behind.

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One thought on “The weird old law that makes Uber legal in Victoria

  1. Norman Hanscombe

    As someone once almost said, There are more weird laws out there than you dream of, Joshua Taylor.”

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