Nov 10

Sydney EBA Update

We’re currently in the process of mailing out a letter with the latest updates for your EBA negotiations. There will be meetings across all Sydney depots in coming weeks, so be sure to keep your eye out for a letter in the mail for more information. Are your details up to date? You can update […] Read More »

Nov 10

Constance proves again he cannot be trusted

Minister Constance has backed away from an agreement to investigate the possibility of creating trackless trams for Parramatta Road. It has decided not to honour a Memorandum of Understanding it signed with Inner West Council to facilitate a study on how track-free trams could be delivered in Sydney. What this shows us, once again, is that Andrew […] Read More »

Nov 10

Campaigning to protect Ryde’s public buses

Today we gathered with Leader of the Opposition, Luke Foley, and the Mayor of Ryde, Jerome Laxale to call upon Victor Dominello MP to protect Ryde’s public buses. Jerome Laxale announced at the event that he will be running against Victor Dominello MP for Ryde in the next election, and plans on putting the protection […] Read More »

Nov 9

Join us in Ryde on Friday!

This Friday November 10th, we’ll be protesting outside Ryde bus depot, calling on the Member for Ryde, Victor Dominello MP, to rule out the privatisation of Ryde’s public buses.   Will you join us this Friday in Ryde? This is the future of our bus network. We’re still fighting to have the privatisation plans of the […] Read More »

Nov 7

Inner West bus stops on the chopping block ahead of Constance’s sell-off scheme

Documents released by Roads and Maritime Services have indicated that the Government may be about to axe over 30 of Sydney’s Inner-West bus stops in attempt to prime them for an upcoming private operator. 35 stops in Marrickville, Camperdown, Petersham, Stanmore and Dulwich Hill could go, as the Submission by RMS only guarantees the safety […] Read More »

Oct 25

Bus privatisation polling hits the news

Check out the Channel 7 story below about the latest evidence that commuters in Sydney do not want their public buses sold off into the hands of private operators. Sydney bus rumours Unions are stepping up their campaign against the privatisation of some of Sydney's bus routes. 7 News on Instagram: #SydneyBuses #7News Posted […] Read More »

Oct 24

Berejiklian’s light rail to be caught short in peak hour

The Australian, Andrew Clennell When NSW Premier Gladys ­Berejiklian’s controversial $2.1 billion CBD light rail opens in 2019, it will have 1000 more people wanting to use it than what her Transport Minister has said is its capacity. Documents obtained under freedom of information show that in a Transport for NSW “CBD and South East […] Read More »

Oct 20

Media Release: New poll shows Sydney commuters strongly against bus privatisation

Commuters in areas at risk of their bus service being privatised are strongly opposed to the move and believe privatisation will result in fewer services in their area, polling released today has found. A ReachTEL poll of residents in the electorates of Coogee, Ryde, the Northern Beaches and Drummoyne – all areas bus drivers believe […] Read More »

Oct 19

Sydney’s light rail – another NSW Government disaster

This is just another example of why this NSW Government cannot be trusted. They continue to hide documents which indicate our tax payer money is going down the drain on poorly planned projects. Read more below by Andrew Clennell in the Australian: Soon after he became NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance asked bureaucrats what it would […] Read More »

Oct 18

The Australian: NSW government in bid to keep lid on light rail secrets

Once again the NSW Government shows us that they cannot be trusted. With their hands on another project in Parramatta, it begs the question: What now, is the Government trying to hide from the public in secret confidential documents? We have a right to know how our millions of dollars of taxpayer money are being spent. NSW government […] Read More »