Ride. Watch. Vote. The Uber and 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.

It’s award season and Uber and 90 Seconds are getting in on the lights, cameras and all the action, with an in-app short film festival. In a world where riders and drivers play the starring role, we’ve given budding filmmakers the chance to bring the theme ‘A Shared Ride’ to life. Now, it’s your chance to ride, watch and vote for your favourite.

Mapping Uber’s Future in Australia

Behind every successful Uber ride is a technology many of us take for granted: maps. Mobile maps and GPS allow us to match you with the closest available driver, navigate the fastest path to your destination, and give you an accurate ETA. Accurate maps are at the core of our mission: to provide reliable transport […]

New Year’s Eve Ride Guide

The countdown to 2017 has begun! No matter what time of day your celebrations begin or end, Uber is a safe, convenient way to ride into 2017.

Respect is a two-way street

Treat others as you would like to be treated – this is a universal truth we’re all taught by our parents. It’s important here at Uber as well. Whether you’re a rider trying to get from A to B, or a driver-partner wanting to earn flexible income, we want everyone to enjoy the ride. That’s […]

Bringing joy through toys with #UberSLEIGH

On Wednesday December 7, the UberSLEIGH took the streets of to collect toy and gift donations from businesses across Australia. In just 4 hours, more than 150 businesses and thousands of employees donated over 2000 gifts for children and families in need to support our local charity partners.

Sun, sand and safer roads for summer

Dust off your swimmers, fire up the BBQ and put the champagne on ice, summer is finally here. For most of us the official start of summer means letting our hair down and enjoying a responsible drink or two with friends and family, but sadly too many are also likely to get behind the wheel […]

Uber and TripGo to help more Aussies access public transport

With many Australians already using ridesharing to connect with their local public transport hub, Uber is today partnering with TripGo to help complement and extend the reach of public transport networks across 7 Australian cities. To give local residents a more reliable and convenient option to connect with public transport, TripGo and Uber have created […]

#UberIceCream: Delivering Ice Cream For Good

This Friday, we’re bringing Uber Ice Cream back to Australia! With over a million people in 400 cities around the world taking part, Australia will kick start the global event with a local flavour – delivering feel good frozen treats to thousands of Aussies across the country.   DELIVERING ICE CREAM FOR GOOD This year […]

Driver Deactivation Policy – Australia & New Zealand

Six years ago when Uber first started, it was easy to work with the handful of drivers who used the app. Today, with tens of thousands of driver-partners using the app in Australia and New Zealand each month, that has got harder. And it’s clear from feedback we’ve received that we don’t always do a […]

Drivers Can Start Their Day on the Right Note with Ad-Free Pandora

Music has the power to turn a stressful morning commute into a peaceful journey or a trip with friends into a dance party. We know from your feedback that easy access to high quality music makes a difference and that struck a chord with our team. So with the help of several drivers, we designed a […]