Victoria

Adam Carey

Transport Reporter for The Age

Hire car driver Adam Lust has applied to the government's Taxi Fairness Fund.

Pain piles up for taxi licence holders

Millions of dollars pledged to some of Victoria's most financially stricken taxi licence owners looks set to be clawed back by the tax office, after it ruled the hardship payments are taxable income.

The carriages after their latest paint-job.

Graffiti derails Albury line commuters' hopes for smooth service

It's the pride of the Albury line, a refurbished V/Line train gleaming in new yellow and purple livery. But just days after making its maiden run between Melbourne and Albury on the state's north-eastern border, the "tarted up" train was whipped out of service after getting another, less welcome, paint job.