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Jun 11

RTBU – 2018 union elections notice

Nominations for the RTBU elections for National and NSW Branch positions for 2018 have now closed. Nominations may be withdrawn up to, but no later than 5pm on Thursday 2 August 2018. Below is an overview of the election timeline. It’s important to remember that the strength and health of our union relies on its […] Read More »

Apr 30

Newcastle May Day rally photos

Thank you to everyone who came along and marched with us over the weekend at the Newcastle May Day rally. Chris Preston, RTBU NSW Bus & Tram Division Secretary said “This year’s annual May Day rallies are not to be missed. Rain, hail or shine. As a workforce we need to stand up and fight back […] Read More »

Apr 20

Newcastle Herald: Keolis Downer announces new direct bus connections in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie timetable shake-up

Newcastle Herald, Nick Bielby  Direct connections between eastern Lake Macquarie and two of the region’s major shopping and business hubs are among the changes Newcastle’s bus operator will introduce in July. The Newcastle Herald can reveal that Keolis Downer will amend its new timetable – which has been the subject of public outcry in recent months – in response to community feedback. Cardiff […] Read More »

Apr 20

Media Release: Finally. New Newcastle bus timetable long overdue

Any new bus timetable in Newcastle must be drafted in consultation with the community and drivers, the RTBU said today.   Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) Tram and Bus Division President, Dave Woollams, said that news today that Keolis Downer will change its problem-ridden timetable is very welcomed, albeit it long overdue.   However, […] 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 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 »