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Private buyers in for workforce shock

Jul 29, 2016

Divisional Secretary Chris Preston took to the airwaves in Newcastle to let the public know just what is happening to […] Read More »

Grand tour for private operators as government continues to ignore Newcastle workers

Jul 27, 2016

Transport for NSW is today hosting a goodwill tour of depots for companies tendering for contracts to operate the privatised […] Read More »

Hunter council’s move to protect public transport

Dec 9, 2015

In a major win for the community Newcastle Council has joined Lake Macquarie Council in condemning the sale of the […] Read More »

Special Newcastle Privatisation Edition of the Bus Express

Nov 11, 2015

With all that is happening in Newcastle, it is important to stay up to date. For a recap of the […] Read More »

Union executive tours Belmont depot

Sep 16, 2015

The entire executive committee of the RTBU Tram and Bus division toured Belmont depot last week. Read More »

RTBU members unite to stay off unsafe roads in wild weather

May 1, 2015

As Newcastle and the Hunter area battled cyclonic conditions last week, strong union leadership kept our members off unsafe roads. Read More »

School children left behind

Apr 8, 2015

In some parts of Newcastle the shortage of buses in the area has meant that school children are even being left at school because the buses scheduled to pick them up are too full to take them. Read More »

Meet your local delegate – David Grant

Mar 6, 2015

Why did you become involved in the union?
 Well, in the first place I was just asked to help out, so I did. But then I found I enjoyed it and really liked helping my workmates and standing up for our rights in the workplace. Read More »

RTBU celebrates office renovation with member BBQ

Mar 22, 2014

RTBU members at Hamilton and Belmont are invited to an open day lunchtime BBQ being held to celebrate the opening […] Read More »