Arrived at Closed Restaurant – Delivery Drivers Reimbursements and How to Report

As a driver on the on-demand food delivery platform in Australia, be it Uber Eats, DoorDash or Menulog, you are advised by the company to accept every incoming delivery request as much as possible. Even though you don’t know whether the restaurant you are going to visit is still open or not. This often happens at smaller restaurants or privately owned restaurants, which usually close early due to running out of stock. Or it could Read more…

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Uber Delivery Drivers in Victoria now Required to Convert Their Overseas Licences

Uber eats is a gig economy job which is very popular for foreigners in Australia, especially students. The main reason is its flexibility and ease of getting the requirements to start working. One example is the use of an overseas driver licence as a substitute for those who deliver by car, motorbike or scooter. Without the need to convert it to a state-issued licence. This policy is not only driven by Uber but also by Read more…

Student Visa Working Hours Limit 40 hours per Fortnight for Uber and Similar Company

If you have ever ordered a ridesharing service such as UberX and its on-demand food delivery service Uber Eats, you may find that some of them are still young, aged like college students in general. No wonder, because those jobs are popular jobs among students, especially international students in Australia. Gig-economy jobs are their main choice, the main reason is flexibility. They can determine their own working hours without interfering with their study hours. Another Read more…

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Using Bridging Visa for Uber Driver and Delivery Partners in Australia

Gig workers or someone who works as an independent contractor in Australia is not only dominated by Australian citizens. Some of them are temporary visa holders as well as international students who work during their studies. The most popular gig economy jobs among them are rideshare services such as Uber, Didi, Ola. Apart from that, the majority of them also work as on-demand delivery drivers on several platforms such as Uber Eats, Menulog, DoorDash, etc. Read more…

New to Amazon Flex Driver, Here are Some Tips for You

The Amazon Flex program has been able to attract the interest of gig-workers in the country, right after they have launched at the beginning of 2020 in Sydney and Melbourne. Most of the drivers who have joined the program are existing independent contractors who also work with other on-demand ride and food delivery companies such as Uber and Menulog. Amazon Flex mostly utilized by rideshare and courier partners during slow days when rides or delivery Read more…

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Uber Permanently Close Greenlight Hubs in Australia and New Zealand

The impact of COVID-19 that took place in early 2020 has created challenges for Uber businesses all over the world, including in Australia and New Zealand. Their on-demand ridesharing service, which is their core business that was hardest hit during times of pandemic. Where everyone is forced to remain at home in order to cut off the spread of the disease. This condition affects the company’s financial condition which requires them to run the business Read more…

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Using Overseas Driver’s Licence to Sign Up as Delivery Driver in Australia

Gig-economy jobs provide an opportunity for everyone to make money with flexible working time. One of the rising gig-economy jobs is a delivery driver. This kind of job also available in Australia and many apply to become a partner to earn extra income aside from their main jobs and activities. One of the requirements to become a delivery driver (using a motorcycle, scooter or car) in several online food delivery companies across Australia such as Read more…

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Uber Eats Car Delivery Driver Experienced a Surge in Trip Request, Biker Account Now Less Busy

Some gig-workers who work using two-wheeler especially bicycles to deliver food on the Uber Eats platform complained about the decreasing number of orders they received. From some of the delivery drivers forums that we have observed, some bike riders in Australia said that the number of trips they get every day now drops significantly. Some even said that the number of delivery requests they get is only half of the number of trips they usually Read more…

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Which is Busier in Australia and NZ, Delivering Uber Eats with Bicycle or Car

Uber gives its delivery partners the freedom to choose their own vehicles (bicycle, motorcycle or car) that they’ll use to work on the Uber Eats platform. The difference between these three types of vehicles are the requirements needed to be accepted on the platform. In addition, Uber differentiates the percentage of service fees charged to drivers based on their vehicle type. Recently, a number of Uber Eats delivery drivers point out that bikers and motorcycle Read more…

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Uber Eats Drivers Upfront Information and New Pay Structures for Australia and NZ

Uber finally decided to make changes to the upfront information that can be seen by its Uber Eats delivery drivers right before accepting a trip. With these changes, drivers will get additional information about estimated total earnings, total estimated time and distance from accepting the trip to a drop-off location, on top of that drivers can also see customer drop-off location. This change is a realization of the feedback received by the company from its Read more…