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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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    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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    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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    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

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    We’re proud of our community of talented members, and since we mentioned talent, one of our stars shines particularly bright. Olugbade (Olu) is not only a keen driver, but also a talented musician. In fact, if you’d ask him he’d put it the other way around. Olu’s first love is…

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    On-demand driving updates – October 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 October: Lodge your tax return It’s that time of the year to start lodging your tax return. Learn about Uber taxes and how…

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    Splend startup costs and special charges explained

    Splend startup costs and special charges explained

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    Ready to get started with Splend? We’re excited for you to join our community. We know there’s a lot to consider when you get started with Uber car rental or Rent to own so we’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide. Before we delve into the smaller details, here’s what your…

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    On-demand driving updates – July 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 July: Top up your income Earn more by using your car for more than just ridesharing. Check out our list with some of…

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    COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

    COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

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    The past two months have not been easy for Australians with the quarantine and other restrictions affecting businesses as well as individuals. In ridesharing, the decreased demand meant reduced income for drivers. The Government’s decision to lift the restrictions in three steps allows businesses to slowly open up while maintaining…

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