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Train and tram workers demand meeting with Stephan Knoll

Transport workers from Adelaide Metro are calling on South Australian Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll to address a mass meeting to discuss the Government’s plans to privatise train and tram services.


 

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Stephan Knoll hiding behind spin and lies

Public transport workers today demanded Transport Minister Stephan Knoll release the full business case for his planned privatisation of South Australia’s passenger train and tram networks.


 

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Train and tram workers to fight against privatisation scam

Public transport privatisation is a scam that will see service standards reduced, jobs lost, and South Australian commuters fleeced, according to the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).


 

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Fair Work Commission rejects Linfox bid to suspend Aurizon industrial action

An attempt by Linfox Australia to stop industrial action by employees of Aurizon Operations Ltd has been rejected by the Fair Work Commission.


 

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Training the workers today to perform the jobs of tomorrow

Labor’s proposed Rail Technology Campus at Chullora will help ensure Australia rail workforce is fit-for-purpose in a rapidly changing industry.

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50 years on, Clarrie O'Shea's legacy rings loud

Fifty years ago today, a Victorian union leader was sent to prison for standing up against tyranny.

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Privatisation would puts profits before passengers

South Australian Transport Minister Stephan Knoll MP yesterday could not rule out privatisation of Adelaide metropolitan train and tram services.

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High Speed Rail goes Number 1, with a bullet!

The issue of High Speed Rail has gone to number one with a bullet (train) in the seats of Page and Cowper over the last three weeks of the Federal election campaign.

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National's plan for High Speed Rail stops at the Gold Coast

Member for Page Kevin Hogan needs to come clean on the fact that his party’s plan for High Speed Rail starts at Brisbane and the ends at the Gold Coast.

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Build High Speed Rail and the passengers will come

Federal Labor's announcement that it will establish a High Speed Rail Authority and invest over $1 billion in land acquisitions as the first stage in delivering an east coast High Speed Rail network shows that rail transport is finally back on track in Australia.

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