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Retirement of Geoffrey Stewart

May 12, 2022

Pacific National Locomotive Driver Geoffrey Stewart is retiring on the 27th May 2022 after 40 years membership and service. We invite you to celebrate his time as a driver and member and send him off on […] 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 »


May 6, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION LODGED Further to our last Newsflash (Update 12) today we lodged an application for Protected Industrial Actionwith the Fair Work Commission. Pacific National may oppose the approval of the application, in […] 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 »

Disappointing, but not surprising! RSS fails its workers again.

May 5, 2022

Today, Wednesday 4 May 2022, RSS decided that bargaining for a fair and reasonable Enterprise Agreement is now over. They issued a bargaining update, beating their chests about how concerned they are for their employees […] Read More »

And it’s a yes!!

May 3, 2022

Today, Tuesday the 3rd of May, the RTBU Negotiating Team has finally been officially notified by Momentum Management with the EA voting results.  RTBU Momentum Members have had their say with a resounding 87.3% return […] Read More »

May Day 2022: Newcastle Rally

We were in Newcastle on May Day to rally for the ongoing improvement of workers’ rights and to celebrate the contribution of all workers everywhere. Just like every year, it was a great event, with […] Read More »

Sydney Countrylink Driver Chris Brown’s Retirement

May 2, 2022

Sydney Countrylink Driver Chris Brown is retiring in November this year after 42 years membership and service. We invite you to celebrate his time as a driver and member and send him off on his […] Read More »


This week your Negotiating team met in Newcastle to progress negotiations. The agenda was to further work through  how both the Coal and Bulk Train crew sections of the EA could be merged.   After the […] Read More »