Apr 11

May Day parade and family fun day

One of the labour movements biggest days of the year is only three weeks away! May Day remembers the battles that our movement has already fought, and the mateship, camaraderie and the determination to build the freedom and rights we enjoy today. Read More »

Apr 8

International Day of Mourning

Workers Memorial Day, or the International Day of Mourning, is coming up on April 28th. The day is a time to remember those workers who have been killed at or because of their work, and to celebrate the fight for greater safety to protect workers everywhere. Read More »

Apr 7

Former fan turns on Newcastle Light Rail

Former Newcastle Mayor, Jeff McCloy has reversed his view on light rail for Newcastle, despite previously fighting for its construction. Read More »

Mar 30

David Woollams elected Divisional President

The Bus and Tram Division has a new President following the retirement of Gary Way at the end of last year. David Woollams was elected unopposed for the position, an acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication that he has put in over many years. Read More »

Mar 29

Election Notice – Assistant National Secretary (Bus and Tram Division)

The Australian Electoral Commission will be conducting elections for the position of Assistant National Secretary (Bus and Tram Division). Read More »

Mar 24

Valerie Jones of Newcastle supports drivers

A letter to the editor in the Newcastle Herald today called out the NSW Liberal Government for doubting claims made by bus operators about failing Opal machines. Read More »

Mar 22

Sydney’s most dangerous bus routes revealed

A survey of drivers has revealed the city’s most violent bus routes, with some unexpected results. Read More »

Mar 22

Drivers say Opal is no gem, Newcastle Herald reports

The spate of Opal failures continue, and it is not just in Sydney. While the state government has hailed its Newcastle rollout of the Opal card as “very successful”, bus drivers in the Hunter are complaining of faulty readers and software glitches. Read More »

Mar 21

Quick action from union reopens Loftus St to buses

A sign erected at the corner of Loftus St and Bridge St in the dead of night last week effectively took away the ability of buses to complete their routes legally and to schedule. Read More »

Mar 17

Media coverage still fails to uncover Opal truth

We are now more than three years into Opal, and the government still hasn’t figured it out. Read More »