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In-Principle Agreement reached on PNI Train Crew roll-over

After robust negotiations, an “in-principle agreement” agreement has been reached with Pacific National on a rollover position for the new PIN Intermodal Train Crew EA.


 

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Tell your local MP to keep freight on Aussie trains

A Federal Transport Department proposal to make it easier foreign-flagged ships to compete for freight transport work could see intermodal services being undercut by exploited seafarers earning as little as $7 an hour.


 

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What's the point of inland rail if there's no freight on the trains?

This opinion piece by National Secretary Mark Diamond was first published by The Canberra Times on 1 January 2021.


 

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10,000 regional freight jobs threatened by $7 per hour foreign-flagged ships

A Transport Department proposal to allow foreign-flagged ships to compete for freight transport work will threatens the viability of the interstate rail freight sector and put thousands of jobs at risk in regional Australia.

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SA Government’s disgraceful double cross leaves rail workers in limbo

Adelaide Metro rail workers are furious after Rail Commissioner Tony-Braxton-Smith decided to close the South Australian Government’s offer of a transfer payment (for workers to switch to the new operator) one month early.


 

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Gawler delay is a desperate move

The South Australian Government ‘s bungled privatisation of passenger rail services has gone from bad to worse, with revelations the hand-over of the Gawler line will be delayed until at least April.


 

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More jobs, better trains: Albo's rail manufacturing plan wins for workers and commuters

Labor's National Rail Manufacturing Plan will not only support more Australian jobs in manufacturing, it will also lead to better and safer trains.


 

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Transport NOW Bulletin October 2020

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Way cleared for return of Tier 3 rail lines

The release of engineering review into the state of the Western Australia’s Tier 3 rail lines is crucial step towards to return of rail services to the wheatbelt region.


 

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SA ICAC must investigate dodgy privatisation deal

The Marshall Government’s train and tram privatisation process has been a farce from Day One and must now be referred to ICAC for a full independent investigation.


 

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