Jun 1

Farewell Patrick

Veteran Sydney Light Rail Workplace Delegate Patrick Fielding has retired leaving a proud legacy for Sydney tram workers. Read More »

Jun 1

Many hidden dangers in free trade deal with China

Like many free trade deals before it, the China Free Trade Agreement is hailed by the Government as good for Australian businesses, offering better access to China’s economy, more export opportunities and opening up new markets. Read More »

May 28

RTBU leading the debate at ACTU Congress

The ACTU Congress is on in Melbourne this week – a triennial event which sees union delegates from right across the country come together to set the union agenda for the coming years. Read More »

May 27

Light rail at snail’s pace?

It seems that if you’re looking for a quick journey from Circular Quay to Central Station, you’d be better off catching the train than the soon to be developed light rail. 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 23

Know Your Rights – Working of Voluntary Overtime

This month Brett Peters presents Working of Voluntary Overtime Read More »

May 21

Three buses on fire in Sydney in three months

On Tuesday a bus full of passengers caught fire on Parramatta road – the third in a string of similar incidents affecting STA buses in NSW over the past three months. The RTBU is calling for all buses in NSW to be urgently fitted with fire suppressant systems before a serious injury or death occurs. Read More »

May 18

Still no answers on light rail re-routing

Despite numerous requests, STA is still refusing to provide the Bus Division with any information about the plans for bus re-routing while the works on the South East Light Rail Link take place. Read More »

May 15

Women in Male Dominated Occupations & Industries

Five representatives from the RTBU attended the Wimdoi – Women in Male Dominated Occupations & Industries Conference in Sydney last week, joining women from many different male dominated industries and professions, including construction workers, correctional officers, wharfies, firefighters and miners. Read More »