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Urgent notice to NSW members: incorrect RTBU election ballot papers

Sep 7, 2018

Please see attached a bulletin as received from the from the National Office after discussions with the AEC.  As per the bulletin attached – “The AEC is currently developing a strategy to ensure all Members […] Read More »

Figures show workers not receiving fair share of Australia’s wealth

Figures show workers not receiving fair share of Australia’s wealth

Sep 7, 2018

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released its quarterly update on GDP recently. The figures showed that while overall GDP growth seemed adequate, the share of income received by workers (in the form of wages, salaries […] Read More »

633 years among them – retirements around the tracks

633 years among them – retirements around the tracks

Sep 6, 2018

During the recent Loco Around the Tracks tour, a number of retiring members were presented with their plaques and certificates as a show of thanks for their years of dedication to the industry and the […] Read More »

Lost in translation: Railtrain EA

Aug 29, 2018

Need help translating the company messages about the EA? Click here to download the latest RTBU National Railtrain Newsflash.  Read More »

Loco member riding for kids

Aug 28, 2018

Aurizon Coal delegate, Peter Haydon, taking part in Ride for Sick Kids in September, raising money for the Ronald McDonald House Northern NSW. Ronald McDonald House makes it possible for families to stay together at […] Read More »

RTBU Women’s Rights at Work

Aug 27, 2018

“It was fantastic to see the comradery on show at the RTBU Women’s Rights at Work event on the weekend, which was very well attended by Loco Division members. One of our Loco Division members […] Read More »

Show your support for Aurizon workers!

Aug 24, 2018

RTBU members employed at Aurizon in Newcastle are taking protected action this weekend. Stoppages will begin from 0600 Saturday and finish at 0800 Monday.   All RTBU members are encouraged to join them in solidarity […] Read More »

Strike action for Aurizon inaction

Aug 23, 2018

Your RTBU team gave Aurizon management an opportunity to resolve the outstanding issues and move forward with a new Enterprise Agreement but we were unable to reach agreement and the Company representatives walked out of […] Read More »

Aurizon: It only took 7 minutes

Aug 23, 2018

The RTBU met with Aurizon representatives today, Wednesday 22nd August 2018 as a result of the RTBU contacting the Company following last weekend’s protected industrial action. At the start of the meeting today, your RTBU […] Read More »

Driver Trainer and Principle Driver Recruitment at NSW Trains

Driver Trainer and Principle Driver Recruitment at NSW Trains

Aug 8, 2018

NSW Trains has advised that it intends to fill long term vacant Principle Driver positions and increase its Driver Trainer establishment at Wollongong, Newcastle and Moss Vale. Principle Driver positions will be re-established for the […] Read More »