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Jul 25

Sydney bus drivers celebrated in new video exhibition ‘Bus TV’ by Laura Grace

Bus drivers who keep the city moving are at the centre of a new video exhibition celebrating the unsung heroes of Sydney’s roads. Read More »

Jun 24

Newcastle industrial action brings TfNSW back to the table

Yesterday saw a new round of industrial action in Newcastle, with drivers refusing to wear uniforms and not accepting fares from passengers. This had the desired effect with the government calling the union early in the morning and agreeing to return to the table and speak with workers. Read More »

Jun 21

Treasurer hands down NSW Budget

The NSW Government has today handed down its 2016/17 budget. While public transport does get a boost, from a transport perspective it is very road heavy, with $2.9 billion set aside for West Connex alone. Read More »

Jun 16

Newcastle Herald: Newcastle bus drivers don Hawaiian shirts for privatisation protest

Newcastle Buses – the blue and white state government buses – are likely to be run by the same private sector operator as the proposed Newcastle light rail under plans being promoted by the Baird government. Read More »

Jun 14

Waiting for answers no holiday as drivers put on their Hawaiian shirts

In an act of frustration, Newcastle Bus drivers have refused to wear their uniforms and instead chose to wear brightly coloured Hawaiian shirts to protest the lack of information provided by TfNSW about just what the sell off of services will mean for workers. Read More »

Apr 15

Information Session leaves questions unanswered

Five months after the first announcement that public transport in Newcastle faced privatisation, Transport for NSW have finally met with workers. 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 12

Paid information session for Newcastle staff

Following pressure from the union, the state government has agreed to a paid information session for all transport workers in Newcastle to explain their plans for establishing Transport for Newcastle and privatising the network. Read More »

Mar 29

Election Notice – Assistant National Secretary (Bus and Tram Division)

The Australian Electoral Commission will be conducting elections for the position of Assistant National Secretary (Bus and Tram Division). Read More »

Mar 22

Sydney’s most dangerous bus routes revealed

A survey of drivers has revealed the city’s most violent bus routes, with some unexpected results. Read More »