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New Brisbane Meber Support Centre at Tarragindi Road- Splend

We have a new Member Support Centre in Brisbane

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We’re proud to announce that we’ve just opened our new Member Support Centre in Brisbane. The new 665-square-metre facility is located at 6/511 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury, less than 15 minutes away from Downtown Brisbane, two kilometres west of the Moorooka train station. The announcement of the new location comes after…

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How to adapt your driving strategy for Australian border openings

How to adapt your driving strategy for Australian border openings

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Closed or limited border openings have, no doubt, been among the biggest setbacks for Australian Uber and rideshare drivers this year. As Australia continues to deal with cases of COVID-19, the rules around travel restrictions and border openings are constantly changing. We finally have good news As of early December…

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Staying safe on the roads in summer – The Uber driver’s guide

Staying safe on the roads in summer – The Uber driver’s guide

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Being safe on the road is number-one priority regardless of the time of year but as the holiday season is creeping in, it can’t hurt to remind ourselves of the dangers and prepare for the changing conditions as the streets become busier and the weather gets warmer. Check out some…

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On-demand driving updates – December 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in December: Meet Vishal We met up with our rent member Vishal who is also a full-time law student and father. Watch his testimonial…

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Is it worth driving for Amazon Flex?

Is it worth driving for Amazon Flex? – Hear it from an experienced on-demand driver

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With rideshare demand down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and increased levels of potential restrictions amongst states, on-demand drivers have shifted their attention towards package- and food delivery apps to supplement their income. We chatted with one of our members the other day (who chose to remain anonymous)…

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How to become an Amazon Flex driver in Australia

How to become an Amazon Flex driver in Australia

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Amazon Flex has instantly become popular with gig workers as it entered the Australian parcel delivery market, since you only need a car to sign up and start earning a flexible income. In a nutshell, Amazon Flex recruits on-demand drivers to move packages from central delivery stations to customers’ homes.…

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The best cars for Uber

The ultimate 2020 car guide for Uber drivers in Australia

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What makes the best cars for driving Uber in Australia? From the all-important fuel consumption through comfort, safety, to reliability, and even how good the car looks on the road – there’s a lot to take into consideration. Not only that, it needs to match Uber’s car requirements such as…

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A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet law student and family man Vishal

A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet law student and family man Vishal

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Our members wear many hats. The bright and talented Vishal is not only a full-time Uber driver, but also a full-time law student, father, and husband. Previously a chef on Princess Cruises, Vishal had the opportunity to travel all around the world, remembering his trips to Alaska, Canada, and Mexico…

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On-demand driving updates – November 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in November: JobKeeper update Starting 28 October, the JobKeeper payment rates will be lowered depending on your hours worked. Learn more from our friends…

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How to become an Ola driver in Australia

How to become an Ola driver in Australia [Complete guide]

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Since launching in India in 2010 Ola has taken the ridesharing market by storm, becoming one of the largest platforms on the market. Now, Ola operates in over 110 cities across India and Australia, and is available in the following locations: Sydney Melbourne Perth Gold Coast Canberra Brisbane Adelaide Some…

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