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Hunter Bowls and Info Day

Aug 17, 2016News

All members are invited to attend a meeting and information session followed by a BBQ lunch and some bowls in Newcastle on the 24th August. The meeting and information session will give an update on Aurizon in-cab […] Read More »

Meet the newest organiser

Jan 20, 2014Update

Jessica Epps has been learning fast as the newest organiser for the Rail, Tram and Bus Union Locomotive Division. At 23, Jessica is already a veteran of union activism, having worked for the Financial Union […] Read More »

Stopped in their tracks

Sep 10, 2012News

Ch7’s Sunday Night program recently aired this story, looking at the traumatic experiences of train drivers who are in the drivers cab when people are tragically killed on the tracks. Click here to see the […] Read More »

Membership in coal almost 100 per cent

Mar 6, 2012Update

The RTBU is pleased to announce that membership in coal is climbing day by day and is approaching 100 per cent. This is due to the expansion of the workforce in the industry with most […] Read More »

Delegate Profile: Cootamundra delegate increases membership to almost 100 per cent

Dec 22, 2011Update

Brendan Lemay has been a RTBU delegate at Cootamundra for less than 12 months but in that short time has transformed his workplace. Since taking on the position of Depot Organiser he has increased membership […] Read More »

Campbelltown depot farewells senior drivers

Dec 20, 2011Update

The Campbelltown Depot Social Club recently held a farewell evening for several senior drivers who had just retired. The nine retirees have all been long-term drivers at the Campbelltown Depot and were farewelled by more […] Read More »

Get moving!

Dec 5, 2011Update

RTBU Locomotive Division members now have the chance to join Fit n Fast, a new chain of health clubs, at reduced rates. Catering to those who ‘just don’t have time to exercise’, the clubs offer […] Read More »

Kick back with the Kiwis

Nov 29, 2011Update

Looking for somewhere a little farther afield for a holiday? What about a trip across the ditch? The New Zealand Railways Staff Welfare Trust has 29 holiday homes in locations throughout New Zealand in which […] Read More »

Farewell Ed Sullivan

Nov 29, 2011Update

Retired official and delegate Ed Sullivan passed away on November 25. Ed was very active in his trade union – the Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen (AFULE). He served as Branch Secretary of the […] Read More »

Stop the Sell Off of Electricity

Oct 24, 2011Update

Before the last state election, Barry O’Farrell said “we have absolutely no plans to privatise either the generators or the poles and wires”. But now, with the Government’s “Tamberlin Inquiry” expected to recommend a full […] Read More »

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