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Don’t Sell Our Buses: what you need to know about bus privatisation

Nov 4, 2019

The NSW Government has made no secret of its plans to privatise more of Sydney’s bus networks. Recent bus privatisation […] Read More »

Media Release: Bus privatisation a disaster for drivers and Sydney commuters

Oct 24, 2019

Today’s announcement that the NSW Government is planning to privatise all of Sydney’s buses is a bitter blow for workers […] Read More »

Tram line shambles a casualty of politicising transport infrastructure

Oct 21, 2019

The failing cyclist ban on a key stretch of Newcastle’s tram line is a case study in poor planning, demonstrating […] Read More »

RTBU: Casual Vacancy Elections

Oct 17, 2019

The attached information has been received from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) regarding the RTBU elections for NSW Branch Casual […] Read More »

Media Release: On-demand transport could be a stepping stone to future investment in Newcastle

Oct 3, 2019

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW has cautiously welcomed the addition of new on-demand services to Newcastle’s public […] Read More »

RTBU urges Brisbane City Council to do more to protect drivers against abuse

Oct 3, 2019

It has been revealed that Brisbane bus drivers are huge targets of abuse with a driver ambushed by a man wielding […] Read More »

Sydney light rail class action gains momentum

Oct 3, 2019

Over 200 people are seeking compensation for the mishandling of the new light rail since its 2015 beginnings. Members of […] Read More »

Teenage boy lucky to escape serious injury after being hit by tram

Oct 2, 2019

Last week, a teenage boy narrowly escaped serious injury after he was hit by a tram during testing at Moore […] Read More »

Hills residents still campaigning against local bus cuts

Sep 16, 2019

As members are aware, the new Metro has led to extreme bus cuts in Sydney’s north-west. Express buses to the […] Read More »

Transdev CSLER EA Negotiations

Sep 6, 2019

We are currently negotiating an Enterprise Agreement with Transdev who are the operators of the new City South East Light […] Read More »