Do you want to be your own boss and work flexible hours?

Taxi Driving can be a very rewarding and successful career. More than just a job, drivers enter into agreement with the taxi owner/operator (bailor) whereby the driver (bailee) hires the taxi from the owner/operator and pays a fee for the hire of the taxi which is normally 50% of the shift takings. The bailor pays for the fuel used. Bailee drivers enjoy the benefits of independence and some flexibility in working hours. Subject to the company's code of conduct, drivers are essentially running their own business.

In order to drive for ( Cairns Taxis Limited) , you need to obtain a Driver Authorisation which is issued by Queensland Transport & Main Roads.

To apply you will need:

  • A current drivers licence, held continuously for at least the last three (3) years and also the last twelve (12) months an Australian license
  • at least 20 years of age
  • To be in good health
  • Successfully complete a English Assessment
  • Have an acceptable driving and criminal history
  • Successfully complete the Taxi Driver Training Course

The Cairns Taxis non-accredited BHTX Course is conducted in house by Fleet Services and includes the following units:

  • Introduction to Industry
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Driving a Taxi
  • Safety and Security
  • Financial Transactions
  • The Service Area
  • Communication System
  • Wheelchair accessible taxi services

For more information, phone our information number 4048 8311 during normal business hours or email us at:

Taxi fares
For up to date fare information including flagfall, tariffs and booking fees click here.
Cabcall registration
Register your numbers with Cabcall today and save time when you next book a taxi. More here...
Career opportunities
Are you interested in being your own boss? Click here to enquire about joining our team.
Address: 16 Comport St, Portsmith Q 4870  |  Postal Address: PO Box 200, Bungalow Q 4870
Taxi bookings: 131 008
Administrative Telephone: 07 4048 8311  |  Fax: 07 4048 8399  |  Email:
Website designed, hosted & maintained by Allcorp © 2017  |  ADMIN LOGIN  |  DRIVER LOGIN