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May 11

May Day Sydney photos

  On Sunday May 6th, members from the RTBU NSW gathered with workers from across the state to rally for workers rights, and to #ChangeTheRules RTBU Bus & Tram Division Secretary, Chris Preston, said “The RTBU’s marching squad was buzzing with energy, as we chanted and rallied down the streets of Sydney. The whole CBD heard us […] Read More »

Apr 11

May Day – South Coast information

May Day Toast 6:00pm Friday, 4 May 2018 at Wollongong City Diggers Club, Church St, Tickets: $25 concession and $45 for full waged. RSVP to by Wednesday 25th April. All payments to: The South Coast May Day Committee.   May Day March 10:00am Saturday, 5 May 2018, Assemble 10am at Lowden Square, Wollongong  (Outside the Trade Union Centre – Opposite Wollongong […] Read More »

May 9

Great turnout at May Day marches in Sydney and Newcastle!

The RTBU Tram and Bus Division had a strong turnout at the May Day marches in both Sydney and Newcastle over the weekend. Divisional Secretary Chris Preston and President David Woollams joined members to stand up for workers’ rights and conditions at the Sydney March.   All up, around 100 RTBU members across all divisions attended and we had a great time […] Read More »

Apr 19

May Day March and Family Fun Day 2017

This year’s May Day March is just around the corner and we’re planning a big RTBU presence! We hope you’ll join us in standing up for workers’ rights while having fun at the same time. WHEN: Sunday, 7th May 12-5PM WHERE: Hyde Park North RSVP via Facebook here Speeches will kick off from 12pm and […] 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 »

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 »

May 1

May Day Parade – This Sunday

It’s May Day, and on Sunday we’ll be marching to celebrate the hard won 8 hour work day secured by the union movement and workers. Read More »

Apr 9

Ride in a vintage double decker bus at May Day parade

Member and their families can enjoy riding in the two vintage double decker buses that the RTBU will feature in Unions NSW’s May Day Parade. This family event will celebrate the proud history of trade unions and the achievements of working people from all walks of life. See you there! Date: Sunday, 4 May 2014 […] Read More »