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Media release: Shocking attack on bus driver highlights need for new fines to stay in place post-COVID-19

Apr 22, 2020

A shocking attack in which a woman spat in the face of the bus driver highlights the need for the […] Read More »

RTBU wins fines against people found spitting/coughing on workers

Apr 19, 2020

Anyone found intentionally spitting or coughing on a transport worker will now risk being hit with a $5000 fine and […] Read More »

Media release: Transport workers welcome fines for despicable attacks on frontline workers

Apr 19, 2020

The introduction of fines and potential jail time for anyone caught spitting or coughing on transport workers, including bus drivers […] Read More »

Why we need to Change the Rules on May 18th

May 9, 2019

The Federal Election is coming up on May 18th. Are you ready to cast your vote for a better, fairer […] Read More »

May Day 2019: Newcastle & Sydney events in pictures

May 6, 2019

In a fantastic show of solidarity, RTBU Bus and Tram members were out in force at both the Newcastle and […] Read More »

Media release: Bus drivers welcome commitment to bring back Bronte buses; end bus privatisation

Feb 14, 2019

Media release, 14 Feb 2019: Bus drivers have today welcomed a commitment from the Labor Party to end bus privatisation in […] Read More »

Horrific bus driver attack a reminder to respect drivers

Dec 29, 2018

Media release, 29 December 2019: A recent incident in Sydney which saw a bus driver attacked with an unidentified chemical […] Read More »

Newcastle commuters left waiting as bus privatisation experiment fails

Nov 30, 2018

Media release, 30 Nov 2018: Newcastle’s bus privatisation experiment has been a dismal failure, with a new report revealing that […] Read More »

NSW Government handling of light rail project an expensive joke

Nov 30, 2018

In a further sign of the Transport Minister’s shambolic handling of the Sydney Light Rail project, a Parliamentary Inquiry has […] Read More »

Light rail ‘crush capacity’

Sep 2, 2018

Confidential government documents have revealed that the number of passengers enduring “crush capacity” on Sydney’s inner west light rail line […] Read More »