2021 Taxi Fare Methodology Inquiry

​​​Inquiry Request and Terms of Reference

On 2 July 2021, the Minister for Finance sent a Direction​ to the Regulator to conduct an inquiry into, and recommend appropriate methodologies for, setting taxi fares in Tasmania.

In accordance with section 44(1) and section 44(2)(b) of the Economic Regulator Act 2009, the direction originated from the Transport Commission and was approved by the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry were also approved by the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport on 2 July 2021.

The Regulator has engaged a consultant to assist with the inquiry.

Inquiry Timetable



​Regulator releases the consultation paper and the consultant's draft report for public consultation
​19 November 2021
​End of public consultation
​17 December 2021
​Regulator approves the final inquiry report to the Ministers and the Transport Commission and publishes the inquiry report and the consultant's final report on the Regulator's website
​28 February 2022

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