12th September, 2019
Today in Sydney, NSW, 13cab drivers are gathering alongside Operators, Partner Support teams and colleagues in support of 2019’s R U OK? Day. The event comes as 13cabs hosts its largest network of awareness events across Australia to date.
Across several Australian cities and regions, morning tea events will be held to connect the over 40,000
Australian taxi drivers who work hard to provide safe trips, to and fro, to millions of residents and visitors each year.
13cabs General Manager, NSW, John Dugaro, says, “Sydney is one of the world’s greatest cities, not only
because of its picturesque surrounds and vivacious atmosphere, but also because it boasts a bustling city
life and a reliable taxi fleet to match it. Sydney’s 13cabs are a critical aspect of what makes Sydney so great and they’re always one of the first to check-in and ask how you’re going.”
“We’re forever grateful for them and acutely aware they don’t have the easiest job in the world. We need
to remember to check in with them too.”
13cabs Head of Engagement. Olivia Barry says, “Initiatives like R U OK? Day are terrific call outs of the
importance of community, conversation and connection. It’s also a great opportunity for us, as a company
to check-in with our cab Drivers, our staff and our extended partners, in hope to continue to create a culture
of connectedness, acceptance and transparency.”
R U OK? Day is a not for profit organisation raising awareness for mental health.
13cabs will be holding a Morning Tea Breakfast at Alexandria, Sydney.
For more information, please head to www.ruok.org.au
About R U OK? Day
R U OK? Day, established in 2009, is a national day of action dedicated to encouraging the public and get the ‘R U OK?’ conversations started. R U OK? Is a non-for-profit organisation, who work to inspire and build more connected communities and raise awareness in order to prevent suicide.