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Bus privatisation: tenders announced

May 15, 2020

Just yesterday, the NSW Government announced the official tender process for the privatisation of buses in regions 7, 8 and 9. These are the last of the state-owned bus services. It’s a slap in the […] Read More »

Vale Jack Mundey

May 15, 2020

The union movement is devastated to hear of the passing of Jack Mundey and we offer our condolences to Judy, family and his comrades. Jack changed the face and direction of unionism in our country […] Read More »

Eveleigh Diagrams and Roster Consult

Eveleigh Diagrams and Roster Consult

May 13, 2020

Members will recall the previous article regarding the diagram consult for the May timetable changes and the resulting debacle that ensued with constant amendments, errors within diagrams, late delivery of the same and disputes arising […] Read More »

Vale Ron Bradford

May 11, 2020

Ron Bradford, the last General President of the AFULE and the first National President of the RTBU passed away on 6 May 2020 at the age of 90 years. He was a full time official […] Read More »

Latest Issue of RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – Issue 7

May 8, 2020

Dear members, Please see below for the latest issue of the RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter. http://www.rmtunion.org.nz/publications/documents/Activist-7-2020.pdf Read More »

Post COVID – will common sense result in investment in the right transport services?

Post COVID – will common sense result in investment in the right transport services?

May 5, 2020

A report looking at the impact of COVID-19 on public transport and how to move from response to recovery has suggested a rethink of the investment in projects such as the Metro.  We know that […] Read More »

NIF Project fails the test

May 4, 2020

Members, here we are again listening to the same old and tired diatribe from a pair of Transport Ministers who display an absolute lack of accountability before laying the blame at the union’s feet, showcasing […] Read More »

Richmond Platform Extension – Members Safety maintained

May 4, 2020

The RTBU Locomotive Division have been successful in its attempts to maintain our workplace safety by being involved in a dispute after the installation of new buffer stops on platforms 1&2 at Richmond. This initiated […] Read More »

May Day 2020: Celebrating Jack Mundey

May 1, 2020

On May Day this year, we’re celebrating Jack Mundey, the BLF, the FEDFA and all the unionists and community activists who fought to save Australia’s heritage and historic built environment during the green bans of […] Read More »


May  Day  is  usually  celebrated  on  May  1st.  It’s  a  day  when  workers  come  together  to celebrate solidarity and to commemorate those that have gone before them and fought hard against the bosses for fairness […] Read More »