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Jul 1

Life in the bus lane

“I love my job. I like interacting with the people and Sydney is my office,” says Shadi Chamas, Kingsgrove Relief Read More »

Jun 14

Meet your local delegate – Peter Tsapepas

Why did you become involved in the union?
 I was elected at the end of 2014 and I got involved to defend the rights of the workers. Read More »

May 25

How do you score?

Road rules are frequently changing and no matter how many years you’ve been driving it’s always a good idea to check how you score on the driver knowledge test. Read More »

May 23

Opal readers costing the state a fortune

The Daily Telegraph has today reported that tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue has been accumulated since the Opal card machines were introduced – a cost that is ultimately going to be paid for by the state’s taxpayers. Read More »

May 1

RTBU members unite to stay off unsafe roads in wild weather

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

Apr 30

Notice to members: STA Grow Perform Succeed Programme

STA have advised the Union of their intention to commence the ‘State Transit Grow Perform Succeed Program’ (GPS) with Bus Operators. Read More »

Apr 30

Burwood members clean war memorial after 30+ years

It took three RTBU members three days to get it perfect, but Burwood’s war memorial has now had its first proper clean in more than 30 years, just in time for Anzac Day. RTBU delegate for Burwood depot Mark Delohery, bus operator Sandra Carroll and Institute Secretary Robert Boudan gave up their own time and […] Read More »

Apr 26

Egyptian feast for Harmony Day

It was RTBU member Emad Moussa’s day off on Harmony Day this year. But instead of spending the day relaxing he decided he would treat his colleagues at Kingsgrove depot. Emad prepared trays and trays of traditional Egyptian food and brought it in to the depot for everyone to enjoy. He fed around one hundred […] Read More »

Apr 24

Brookvale driver takes on the Anzac Day Challenge

Brookvale driver Sally Hill likes to channel her fitness into raising money for great causes. The past few years she has done the Big Red Run to raise money for juvenile diabetes and this Anzac day she is taking on the Anzac Day Challenge. The Anzac Day Challenge is a 100 kilometre run or walk through both the Ku-ring-ai […] Read More »

Apr 23

Still no information on bus routes during light rail construction

Transport for NSW has set up a new stand alone office to deliver the South East Light Rail Link. But they have not yet explained how buses which currently travel up and down George street will be re-routed. Read More »