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Jul 29

Private buyers in for workforce shock

Divisional Secretary Chris Preston took to the airwaves in Newcastle to let the public know just what is happening to drivers in Newcastle. Read More »

Jul 27

Grand tour for private operators as government continues to ignore Newcastle workers

Transport for NSW is today hosting a goodwill tour of depots for companies tendering for contracts to operate the privatised Transport for Newcastle, as drivers again wear plain clothes to show their displeasure at a lack of support and information coming from government. Read More »

Dec 9

Hunter council’s move to protect public transport

In a major win for the community Newcastle Council has joined Lake Macquarie Council in condemning the sale of the regions public transport by the Baird Liberal Government. Community anger has been growing as the state government is still refusing to back down from their deeply unpopular decision to sell off Hunter Transport to the […] 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 16

Union executive tours Belmont depot

The entire executive committee of the RTBU Tram and Bus division toured Belmont depot last week. Read More »

May 1

RTBU members unite to stay off unsafe roads in wild weather

As Newcastle and the Hunter area battled cyclonic conditions last week, strong union leadership kept our members off unsafe roads. Read More »

Apr 8

School children left behind

In some parts of Newcastle the shortage of buses in the area has meant that school children are even being left at school because the buses scheduled to pick them up are too full to take them. Read More »

Mar 6

Meet your local delegate – David Grant

Why did you become involved in the union?
 Well, in the first place I was just asked to help out, so I did. But then I found I enjoyed it and really liked helping my workmates and standing up for our rights in the workplace. Read More »

Mar 22

RTBU celebrates office renovation with member BBQ

RTBU members at Hamilton and Belmont are invited to an open day lunchtime BBQ being held to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated RTBU Office at 22 Gordon Avenue Hamilton on Monday 31 March 2014. Read More »