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Railcorp slashes almost 700 jobs

Nov 16, 2012News

Another 690 jobs have today been axed from Railcorp – a move the RTBU says will cost commuters.  Read More »

Parliament calls on Transport Minister to apologise for ‘bludgers’ comments

Nov 15, 2012News

The NSW Greens have given notice of a motion on the NSW Legislative Council which calls on the Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian to apologise for recently describing Railcorp workers as ‘bludgers’. Read More »

Transport Minister should apologise for slur on workforce

Oct 26, 2012News

Workers across NSW woke recently to see the NSW Transport Minister in the newspapers calling hardworking Railcorp workers bludgers. Read More »

What about public transport? Infrastructure NSW releases its 20-year plan

Oct 3, 2012News

Infrastructure NSW has released its 20-year plan for the future of the state’s infrastructure, recommending 70 projects, many of which are transport focused. If implemented, the projects would cost the State Government $30 billion over […] Read More »

Work Comp disputes – legal support available

Sep 26, 2012News

The NSW Government today announced a new legal assistance and review service to help resolve disputes between injured workers and insurers. A statement issued by the Minister for Finance and Services Greg Pearce says the […] Read More »

Transport Master Plan released – but will it deliver?

Sep 4, 2012News

The NSW Government’s long-awaited draft Transport Master Plan has been released, with a second harbour crossing and a CBD light rail extension forming part of the government’s plan for the future. Read More »

NSW Government plans attack on public sector entitlements

Aug 29, 2012News

Plans by the O’Farrell Government to slash benefits for 80,000 public sector workers have been revealed, angering workers who say it’s a disgraceful attack on working conditions. Read More »

Analysis suggests sending Countrylink XPT trains into retirement

Aug 15, 2012News

An analysis into CountryLink’s XPT trains has revealed the fleet has travelled more than three million kilometres further than they were designed to. The confidential report, prepared for the director-general of Transport for NSW, revealed […] Read More »

Workers comp changes – your questions answered

Jul 23, 2012News

The NSW Government’s controversial changes to the workers compensation scheme, despite being widely criticised for putting workers and their families at risk, are now in place. Changes to the scheme include the reduction of weekly […] Read More »

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