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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 »

Bus and tram members rally to #ChangeTheRules

Apr 12, 2019

Australian workers right around the country attended a range of rallies on Wednesday April 10th to protest against the Federal […] Read More »

Council steps up as state government axes local bus service in Newcastle

Apr 1, 2019

As the government prepares to axe Newcastle’s park and ride service, Newcastle Council has stepped up and announced they will […] Read More »

Media Release: Park and ride axing: NSW Government attacks Newcastle commuters once again 

Mar 21, 2019

The NSW Government’s decision to axe the Newcastle park-and-ride bus service is the latest in a long list of attacks the NSW […] Read More »

Newcastle Herald: Opinion piece from RTBU Tram & Bus Secretary

Mar 5, 2019

Click here to read the opinion piece, A timetable for failure,  by RTBU Bus & Tram Secretary, David Babineau in the […] Read More »

Commuters forced to pay for inferior service as fare free zone lifted & Commuters reminded to respect drivers  

Feb 18, 2019

On Monday February 18, the RTBU spoke to the media in Newcastle to remind customers to take out their frustrations […] 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 »

Media Release: Newcastle commuters continue to suffer from bungled transport projects

Feb 8, 2019

Transport workers are slamming the NSW Government over a revelation that Newcastle’s new trams will be running only every 10-15 […] Read More »

Bus tragedy in Kingsgrove

Jan 29, 2019

Our thoughts go out to everyone impacted by the bus tragedy in Kingsgrove overnight, particularly the family of the two […] Read More »