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The Betoota Advocate: NSW Liberals Greatest Political Mind, David Elliott MP, Surprisingly Humiliated By Rail Union

Jun 30, 2022

Popular satire news site The Betoota Advocate has taken a jab at NSW Transport Minister David Elliot following a turbulent lead up to the NSW Government conceding on changes to the NIF on Wednesday 29 […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk Rail EA tour

Locomotive Division Organiser Kevin Pryor will be visiting the NSW Metropolitan, South Coast and Southwest regions to discuss all aspects of the Pacific National Bulk Rail Enterprise Agreementnegotiations. All members are encouraged to come along […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk NSW EA Member Update-18

You may have seen correspondence from Pacific National regarding your protected industrial action (PIA), particularly about Pacific National deducting 30 minutes pay from members that stop work for a 30-minute break, where it is safe […] Read More »

ABC News: The economy is growing but workers are not getting the benefits

Jun 3, 2022

The ABC is reporting that this week’s National Accounts show the economy grew at a clip of 3.3 per cent over the past year. However, businesses are reaping the benefits while workers’ wages are not […] Read More »

Southern Region Around the  Tracks Tour

May 27, 2022

Brian Head will once again be out and about at the following locations.   ALL Members from ALL Operators are encouraged to attend and have a chat with Brian about any issues in your workplace and hear […] Read More »

Aurizon NSW Coal Operations dispute update

May 26, 2022

On 17 May 2022, Aurizon NSW Coal Operations management chose to implement a change to how they manage employees being unavailable for their next turn of duty and announced this change by issuing an  Employee […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA Update 14

May 11, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION APPROVED Further to our last Newsflash, yesterday our application to conduct a ballot to take protected action was approved by the Fair Work Commission. Process from here–The ballot will be conducted […] Read More »

ABC News issues correction on NSW train shutdown coverage

May 9, 2022

Dear members, ABC news has issued a correction notice and apology regarding their coverage around the shutdown of NSW’s train network on 21st February 2022. An introductory statement on The Drum on the episode airing […] Read More »

Norm Mendham’s funeral notice

May 6, 2022

Norm’s funeral will be held at Pinegrove, Guardian Funerals Chapel on Tuesday 10th May at 12.45pm. Download the Newsflash here. Read More »

Why can’t we build trains in NSW?

Apr 22, 2022

The Victorian Government has signed a $1.85 billion dollar deal with French company Alstom to build 100 trams in Melbourne, featuring 65% of locally manufactured components. It’s good to see a Government committing to manufacturing […] Read More »