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RTBU joins rally to demand better tram access

The Victorian Branch has vowed to ramp up its campaign for better disability access to Melbourne trams if funding for essential changes is not forthcoming in this year’s Victorian state budget.


 

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RTBU puts unsafe train plan back in the siding

NSW rail workers have chalked up a major victory in their fight over inadequate staffing and major safety issues of the Berejiklian Government's trouble-plagued New Intercity Fleet (NIF) trains.


 

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WA election puts rail front and centre

The newly re-elected McGowan Government in Western Australia is pushing ahead with plans to reopen up to 300km of Tier 3 rail lines.


 

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Best wishes to Ray and Reg

An accident involving an Aurizon freight train and truck near Kalgoorlie in February has highlighted concerns over the need to get freight back on the tracks in Western Australia.


 

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Clearing the way for more female bussies

The Queensland Tram & Bus Division has been distributing ‘Activist Kits’ specifically tailored to the needs of Brisbane’s female bus drivers.


 

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Tasmanian Government late for the bus on overcrowding

Two’s company, 40’s a crowd, but the numbers hoping to ride Tasmania’s buses are far more than that.


 

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Privatisation fight will go all the way to the South Australian election

The RTBU has vowed fight the South Australian Government’s privatisation agenda all the way to next year’s March state election.


 

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ALP Special National Platform Conference wrap

Last week the Australian Labor Party held its national conference to determine its policy platform for the next Federal election.


 

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Failed appeal is another nail in the coffin of rail privatisation fiasco

The failure of the Rail Commissioner to overturn a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission regarding Redeployment, Retraining and Redundancy conditions for rail workers is another nail in the coffin for the South Australian Government’s rail privatisation fiasco.


 

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RTBU Launches campaign to protect COVID-vulnerable workers

The RTBU has launched a national campaign to better protect workers who are at significant risk of death or serious illness from COVID-19.


 

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