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Train and tram workers to take privatisation fight to SANFL Grand Final

Footy fans will be able to blow the whistle on the Marshall Government’s privatisation agenda, with workers planning to distribute thousands of ‘Our Trains and Trams, Not for Sale’ postcards outside the SANFL Grand Final.


 

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Metro profits from broken IR system says RTBU

Giant Hong Kong Chinese-owned multinational Metro Trains is seeking to exploit Australia’s brokenindustrial relations system to undermine employeesrights at work.


 

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Marooned

A powerful new suicide prevention play, written by an RTBU member, is now showing in Melbourne.


 

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No money for robbed bus driver, bottomless bucket for free cabs

The Brisbane City Council has once again been accused of a lack of respect for public transport workers, following a dangerous incident where a bus driver was robbed.


 

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New Fremantle Traffic Bridge will separate rail freight from passenger trains

The RTBU has had a major win in Western Australia, with the State Government committing to a dedicated rail freight pathway into the Port of Fremantle as part of the new Fremantle Traffic bridge project.


 

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Legal win for RTBU members at Aurizon Bulk

Transport giant Linfox has been left embarrassed in the Fair Work Commission (FWC), after it failed to gain permission to appeal against a ruling on potential industrial action by RTBU members working in Aurizon Bulk.


 

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No-Show Knoll leaves Adelaide stranded and confused

Thousands of Adelaide commuters were left stranded and confused today when Transport Minister Stephan Knoll cancelled train services for a meeting with transport workers, and then didn’t even bother to show up.


 

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50 Days of Secrecy: Will Knoll Finally Release Privatisation Details?

South Australian passenger rail workers will today stop work to meet with the State Government and departmental officials to discuss the details of the planned privatisation of passenger train and tram services.


 

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SA Transport Minister reveals that privatisation may not save a single cent in ‘trainwreck’ interview

In an extraordinary live radio interview, SA Transport Minister Stephan Knoll today admitted he had no idea how much money would be saved by privatising South Australia’s train and tram services, or if it would deliver any savings at all.

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South Australian Government’s privatisation argument shredded by industry figures

New figures released yesterday by transport industry lobby group Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) have shredded the South Australian Government’s argument on the privatisation of train and tram services.


 

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