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May 18

Great turnout at Bus Division press conference!

There was a fantastic turn out at the RTBU Bus Division media conference on Thursday morning. A big thank you to all of our members who came and a special thank you to members of other unions who turned out in support. Read More »

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 »

Mar 30

David Woollams elected Divisional President

The Bus and Tram Division has a new President following the retirement of Gary Way at the end of last year. David Woollams was elected unopposed for the position, an acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication that he has put in over many years. Read More »

Jan 5

Hunter train trips falling

The NSW State Government are defending a drop in patronage on the Hunter train line, saying that with the introduction of the Opal Card the way they collect data has changing and currently the statistics are inaccurate. Read More »

Dec 2

Union stands against Baird’s grubby deal on Newcastle Buses

Mike Baird’s decision to privatise Newcastle’s public transport system is a grubby deal that will cost jobs and leave Newcastle commuters short-changed, according to the RTBU. Branch Assistant Secretary, Dave Woollams today told a community rally in Newcastle to keep pressuring the Baird Government to change its decision and to keep bus and ferry services […] Read More »

Nov 12

Depot visit a timely personal maintenance reminder for drivers.

A recent visitor to the Leichhardt depot served as a reminder to drivers that a yearly prostate exam is vital for maintaining proper running order. Peter Haylen from the NSW/ACT Prostate Cancer Foundation is visiting all depots and discussing his personal experiences with prostate cancer. Mr Haylen said that early detection is vital in ensuring […] Read More »

Oct 6

Day one: Bus route changes in the CBD

RTBU Divisional Secretary Chris Preston and Assistant Branch Secretary David Woollams have walked the length of the city this morning to monitor the effects of the the re-routing of buses in the Sydney CBD. Read More »