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RTBU launches audit of violent hotspots after Brisbane bus driver’s death

May 17, 2017

The RTBU is launching a national audit of violent hotspots in an effort to bolster drivers’ safety. It’s partly in response […] Read More »

SMH: Sydney bus privatisation plan is betrayal

May 16, 2017

Tram and Bus Division Secretary Chris Preston told the Sydney Morning Herald this morning that bus drivers are furious about the […] Read More »

NSW Government betrays commuters with Sydney bus privatisation

May 16, 2017

— MEDIA RELEASE — The Rail Tram and Bus Union of NSW (RTBU NSW) has condemned the NSW Government for […] Read More »

Opal card fares to rise on July 3, Transport Minister Andrew Constance announces

May 11, 2017

Public transport users in NSW face a 2.4 per cent increase in Opal fares from July, which the state government […] Read More »

Great turnout at May Day marches in Sydney and Newcastle!

May 9, 2017

The RTBU Tram and Bus Division had a strong turnout at the May Day marches in both Sydney and Newcastle over the weekend. […] Read More »

Newcastle bus driver safety in spotlight

May 5, 2017

Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery said Hunter drivers had flagged fears about the number of assaults, concerns highlighted following the death of Queensland driver Manmeet Sharma last November. Read More »

Canberra light rail: Options for stage two route to Woden revealed

May 2, 2017

The ACT government has unveiled two possible routes for the second stage of light rail to Woden, one that detours […] Read More »

Lane Cove receives new bus routes

Apr 27, 2017

State Liberal and Labor appear to be upping the ante regarding public transport in Lane Cove, with the State Government […] Read More »

Glebe Island Bridge may yet host light rail

Apr 26, 2017

An idea to run trams over the disused Glebe Island Bridge has re-emerged in the wake of Google’s decision to pull […] Read More »

May Day March and Family Fun Day 2017

Apr 19, 2017

This year’s May Day March is just around the corner and we’re planning a big RTBU presence! We hope you’ll […] Read More »