JANUARY 26 2017, Felicity Caldwell
Katter's Australian Party is set to introduce more legislation into Queensland Parliament to protect the taxi industry.
Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter plans to draft a private member's bill to create a separate authority to enforce ride sharing laws, in response to the rise of companies such as Uber.
It is understood the authority would look at long-term enforcement of the law and would combine the work of police and the Department of Transport.
Mr Katter said the government had let down Queenslanders on the issue.
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