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Taxi and Limousine Industry Assistance Scheme Regulation 2016 - Transitional Assistance Payment Scheme

Please note - this program closed to applications 24 March 2017


The Queensland Government announced a $100 million Industry Adjustment Assistance Package (IAAP) to assist the existing taxi and limousine service licence industry to transition to a more competitive market.

The IAAP includes provision for transitional assistance payments to eligible licence holders including:

  • $20,000 per taxi service licence (capped at 2 licences per licence holder)
  • $10,000 per limousine service licence (other than special purpose limousines) with no licence cap

Invitation notice

QRAA invites applications for financial assistance under the Taxi and Limousine Industry Assistance Scheme Regulation 2016.

Eligible licence holders may be entitled to:

  • $20,000 per taxi service licence (capped at 2 licences per licence holder)
  • $10,000 per limousine service licence (other than special purpose limousines) with no licence cap

A person is eligible for financial assistance under the Scheme if the person is the relevant holder of a relevant licence. Applicants must be listed on the Department of Transport and Main Roads licence register as the holder of the licence immediately before 11 August 2016 (limited exceptions apply).

QRAA invites relevant taxi and limousine licence holders (excluding special purpose limousine holders) to apply by completing the application form in accordance with the Scheme guidelines.  Full details on the scheme are available in the scheme guidelines.

Applications opened on 20 December 2016 and closed on 24 March 2017.

This notice is given under the Taxi and Limousine Industry Assistance Scheme Regulation 2016.

How to apply

QRAA sent invitation packs including an application form by registered mail to relevant licence holders.

Last updated
24 April 2017