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Statement from Bob Nanva and Alex Claassens

Rail workers are shattered after the death of a colleague, Charles Lagaaia, in Sydney this morning.

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Labor's rail manufacturing policy will make public transport safer

Labor’s plan to see more high-tech rail manufacturing performed in Australia will create new jobs and improve safety for both rail workers and passengers, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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Transport workers tell Nikolic: if you want to end our jobs, we'll end yours

Tasmanian transport workers will actively campaign against Bass Liberal MP Andrew Nikolic, and will be urging voters to send Mr Nikolic packing at the upcoming Federal election.

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Transport workers out to send Barnaby Joyce packing

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) has launched a campaign to unseat Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce at the Federal election – urging voters in the seat of New England to “send Barnaby packing”.

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Moreton Bay delay lessons: Juvenile Premiers need adult supervision

The delay in commissioning the Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to problems with signalling shows why the Federal Government must carefully oversee the expenditure of taxpayers’ money on infrastructure projects, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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MetroNet funding will be game-changer for Perth

Labor’s pledge to inject $1 billion into the proposed Perth MetroNet project is a game-changer for public transport for the Western Australian economy – according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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Labor’s AdeLINK funding lays bare Turnbull’s hypocrisy on public transport

The AdeLINK tram network is a critical national transport infrastructure priority and deserves bi-partisan support, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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2016 Federal Budget Wrap

How will this year’s Federal Budget affect you and your industry?  Here’s a snapshot of the major announcements:

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Turnbull's 30-minute city idea lasts approx 30 minutes

Malcolm Turnbull’s vision for 30-minute cities has lasted barely more than 30 minutes, with last night’s Federal Budget delivering little in new funding for new public transport projects.

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Turnbull's city hoax is all show and no dough

Australian commuters have been left stranded after Malcolm Turnbull’s much-hyped Smart Cities policy failed to deliver any new funding for any public transport projects anywhere in the country.

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