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May 1

Tram and Bus Division marched tall on May Day

Sydney’s 2016 May Day March showcased the diversity and strength of our movement. This year’s celebration marks 125 years since Australia’s first May Day March held in 1891 by striking shearers at Barcaldine in Queensland. Read More »

Apr 22

Division election results announced

The last couple of months have seen a flurry of voting by members for various positions in the Tram and Bus Division. We would like to thank all members who got involved in voting and helped decide the direction of the union. Click here to see the election results. Read More »

Apr 15

Members to save on insurance with new deal

The RTBU Tram and Bus Division are always looking at ways to add value to your membership. With this in mind, we have negotiated a deal with WageCover and Real Insurance to provide discounts on you general insurance*. Read More »

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 »

Jan 28

Election Notice

Please see the link below to read a notice for an election of union officers. Important Election Notice – Bus and Tram Division Important Election Notification Letter    Read More »

Nov 20

Queensland joins the fight

“Up here we stand in absolute solidarity with our RTBU colleagues in Newcastle. We stared down the beast of privatisation and the public rallied behind us. I hope we can give more than just moral support to the great campaign.” Tom Brown Secretary, Tram & Bus Division Read More »

Nov 11

Special Newcastle Privatisation Edition of the Bus Express

With all that is happening in Newcastle, it is important to stay up to date. For a recap of the current situation, click here, to read a Special Newcastle Privatisation Edition of the Bus Express. Read More »

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 4

Your chance to have your say

The RTBU member survey is now online! This is your chance to let us know what you think and the direction you want to see us take into the future. Follow the link to take part. Read More »

Oct 3

Hunter Bussies stand up for Jobs, Rights, Services

Bus Division members from across the Hunter met to discuss the future of the region recently as part of the Jobs, Rights, Services campaign. The Bus Division members heard from Daniel Wallace, Newcastle Trades Hall Secretary, who spoke about the importance of the campaign in ensuring job security and growth in the area – particularly […] Read More »