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Restoration talks underway for Kandos to Gulgong rail line

Sep 16, 2019

The Kandos to Gulgong rail line is under consideration for renewal in order to supply coal to the Mt Piper Power Station, which generates 15% of our state’s power but has been hampered by low […] Read More »

RTBU VIC asks court to rescind orders blocking train strikes

Sep 16, 2019

The RTBU has applied to the Federal Court to rescind orders issued last month halting planned industrial action against Metro Trains Melbourne, which would see workers leaving ticket barriers open and refusing to check MyKi […] Read More »

Southern Shorthaul Railway – EA Update

Sep 13, 2019

Yesterday the Fair Work Commission approved your new Enterprise Agreement. The Agreement will operate from the 19th September 2019 and will expire on the 11th September 2023. The Fair Work Commission had 4 issues with […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – latest issue

Sep 13, 2019

Our international partners, the Rail & Maritime Transport Union in New Zealand, have released their latest member newsletter. We encourage members to read it and see how our international union mates are doing. Together we […] Read More »

Fundraiser: Ride for Sick Kids with RMHC® NNSW

Sep 13, 2019

We ask members to support one of our own. Peter Haydon is a Driver Trainer member at Aurizon and is a long time supporter of this charity. Please click here to donate. Read More »

New infrastructure funding may come from the public

Sep 13, 2019

Sydneysiders could be funding the public transport project backlog with a ‘Metro tax’. A new report from Prosper Australia and Hale Infra predicts that some key public infrastructure will be fast tracked and funded through […] Read More »

Access to Union Lawyers for Injured Members

Sep 11, 2019

Workers compensation claims can be complex with a great deal of attendant uncertainty and apprehension. Many injured members can feel that they are being ignored and just swallowed up by a great big system where […] Read More »

Smoko: Carlingford Bowling Club

Sep 6, 2019

All members are invited to join us at the Carlingford Bowling Club for some fun from 11am on the 12th of October. We hope to see you all there! Details below: Read More »

QUBE EA Negotiations Update

Sep 4, 2019

 As members would be aware, QUBE has previously stated that they would have a final position by the end of last week regarding the EA and that they would start the access period soon. On […] Read More »

Loco Delegates Conference: International Speakers

Sep 4, 2019

Last week’s loco delegates conference presented a range of new ideas from our overseas rail union mates. The General Secretary of the Japan Confederation of Railway Workers’ Unions (JRU), Mr Akinori Yanagi, highlighted some important […] Read More »