Put Transport Into the Fast Lane
Australian transport networks are slow, congested, expensive to use and falling apart.
That’s having an impact of productivity, jobs and the amount of time we can all spend with family and friends.
We need comprehensive plan to deliver faster, safer, better transport – for both people and freight.
At this Federal election, Vote 1 for candidates who will put transport into the fast lane.
Keep freight on Aussie trains
The Federal Government has been caught out trying to deregulate coastal shipping, which could have catastrophic consequences for Australia's intermodal rail freight sector.Read more
Safety - not surveillance
The RTBU will always put the interests of our members FIRST when it comes to responding to attempts by management to introduce invasive electronic surveillance technologies such as in-cab cameras. Have your say by completing by confidential online survey here.Read more
Stand up to the Bosses - Put Safety First
Your safety at work is non-negotiable – but right now, politicians and bosses are trying to weaken rail safety laws.Read more
Fix My Ride
Our rail and public transport networks are crying out for investment, but the Federal Government is failing to build the transport infrastructure we desperately need. This Federal election, tell Australia's politicians to #FixMyRide.Read more
PN National Operations Centre
The RTBU is fighting to protect the rights of workers at Pacific National operations sites across Australia.Read more
Build a Better Future
Our living standards are what make Australia a great place to live and now they are under significant attack.Read more
Truth in Bargaining
Big business cannot always be trusted to play fair or tell the truth. That's why the RTBU is leading the push to force companies to be honest and transparent when negotiating new enterprise agreements with their workers.Read more
One in four Australian employees – over 2 million workers – are casual employees, with no job security and no right to paid leave, even when they get sick. Australia has one of the highest rates of casual employment in the developed world.Read more