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Underpayment, lack of security: Newcastle bus privatisation a complete disaster

Sep 6, 2017

Media release – 6 September Bus drivers are being underpaid, services are being cancelled due to poor rostering, and drivers […] Read More »

IRC orders

Aug 18, 2017

The RTBU NSW received orders from the Industrial Relations Commission NSW in relation to industrial action today, 18 August. Click […] Read More »

Bus services extended from Mona Vale to Newport for the incoming B-Line project

May 31, 2017

While Minister Constance sets about privatising bus services in Labor and Greens seats he happily extends the public services in Liberal seats. Read More »

Important update for RTBU members on proceedings in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission

May 26, 2017

The RTBU and other unions have strongly condemned the actions of Transport Minister Andrew Constance in threatening and intimidating his […] Read More »

Uber buses: the Transport Minister is dreaming

May 26, 2017

Bus passengers in Sydney’s inner west may be able to summon smaller vehicles to pick them up on demand, according […] Read More »

The Liberals’ true hidden agenda revealed

May 26, 2017

An article in the AFR today reveals the true agenda behind the NSW Government’s bus privatisation plans: the full privatisation of all public transport in Australia. Read More »

NSW Government went after wrong bus drivers’ union

May 26, 2017

The NSW government has been lampooned after launching Supreme Court action against the wrong branch of the Rail, Tram and Bus Union following last week’s 24-hour bus strike. Read More »

NSW Transport Minister Constance humiliated in Supreme Court

May 25, 2017

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance MP was today humiliated in the Supreme Court when his attempt to sue his way […] Read More »

Labor claims removal of bus stops ‘a ploy’ to make Region 6 more attractive to private operators

May 25, 2017

Labor claims a move to remove many bus stops in Region 6 was “a ploy” by the government to make the services more attractive to a private operator. Read More »