We monitor pricing for prescribed services at the Port of Melbourne, advise the minister on accident towing prices, assess and approve rail freight access arrangements, monitor Victorian country and regional taxi fares, and determine taxi fares for metropolitan and large regional zones.
We monitor the port's compliance with price setting regulations, develop guidelines, and produce inquiries, studies and reviews that promote the long-term interest of port users.
We regulate maximum fares for unbooked commercial passenger vehicles, which include 'rank and hail' taxis. We also produce annual monitoring reports and conduct reviews and inquiries that promote the long-term interests of consumers.
We review Victorian accident towing and storage charges, then use our findings to make recommendations to the Minister for Roads.
We are reviewing the fees charged for vehicle towing and storage after an accident within Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula.
We have commenced our first five-yearly inquiry into the port’s compliance with the Victorian Government's pricing order, covering the period of 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2021.