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Sep 21

Thank you and farewell to Divisional President Gary Way

Sadly, Divisional President Gary Way will be leaving the RTBU in early October. We asked Gary to reflect on his career with the union. Read More »

Mar 17

We’ve just about had enough of Opal

Channel 7 reports on bus drivers’ frustration with the Opal system, including an interview with RTBU Bus and Tram Divisional Secretary Chris Preston. Read More »

Dec 19

Happy Christmas

As another year draws to a close we would like to wish all our members a happy Christmas and a safe and enjoyable festive season. Read More »

Dec 10

Election results

RTBU Election Results have now been declared Read More »

Aug 8

Bus drivers demand action following passenger assault on Newcastle night bus

The NSW Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is calling for urgent action to secure driver and passenger safety on Newcastle night bus services after a man in his 20s was assaulted on the 100 service from Charlestown last night. RTBU Bus Division President Gary Way said a group of about 20 young people first began causing trouble on a […] Read More »

Aug 8

Man has hair set on fire on public bus

AN incident where a man’s hair was set on fire while aboard a Newcastle bus has been called one of the ‘‘worst’’ violent assaults the transport union has been made aware of. The NSW Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) also slammed police for ignoring a bus driver’s request for help with a large group […] Read More »

Aug 6

Union wins State Transit backdown on safety cutbacks at Moore Park event busway black spot

RTBU Tram and Bus Division has acted on concerns from Randwick depot drivers and forced State Transit to maintain supervision at known dangerous spots for pedestrian accidents and fatalities during special events at the Moore Park precinct, raising safety concerns among bus drivers. ST had planned to hand supervision to the Centennial Park Trust without any guarantee […] Read More »

May 7

Update: Part time broken shifts and casuals appeal

Members are advised that the appeal being heard by the full bench of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission, in relation to STA’s desire to make Part Time Broken shifts and use Casuals to cover absences in the first instance, is ongoing. The scheduled one-day appeal hearing that took place on 30 April 2014 was insufficient […] Read More »

Apr 5

How to Train a Bus Delegate

Twenty new relief delegates are prepped and ready after a successful training day at the RTBU office in Redfern. The training program was run by the RBTU executive team and taught delegates everything from disputeresolution and communication strategy to information about their rights and the current enterprise agreement. Feedback from these sessions has been overwhelmingly […] Read More »

Feb 27

Bus Express TV – February 27

Check out the first edition of Bus Express TV for 2014. This week Chris Preston and Gary Way give us an update on the IRC hearing into broken and casual shifts, roster changes and the Inner West tram line. They also look forward to hear directly from members as the depot BBQs fire up again. Read More »