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Morrison set to derail Gold Cost Light Rail project

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) today called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to guarantee that a Coalition Government will support the planned extension of the Gold Coast light rail to the Gold Coast Airport.


 

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Suburban Rail Loop commitment puts Melbourne into the fast lane

Federal Labor’s $2.1 billion investment in the Melbourne Suburban Rail Loop Project will take urban public transport into the fast lane and change the way people commute around Australia’s second largest city.


 

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RTBU Flood Relief Appeal

The RTBU's Flood Relief appeal is now closed.


 

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Australians pay for Morrison's Stupidity Tax

Australians are paying the price of Scott Morrison’s failure to protect them from skyrocketing price of fuel and surging inflation, RTBU National Secretary Mark Diamond said today.


 

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Transport NOW April 2022

Access your copy of the April 2022 edition of the RTBU's national quarterly magazine, Transport NOW, right here!

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Launch of Put Transport in the Fast Lane campaign

The RTBU will be shining a spotlight on transport issues during the Federal election campaign.


 

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Budget fails to deliver for transport workers

Branch Secretary of the Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland Branch, Peter Allen, says that the Morrison Government has once again failed to deliver for transport workers.


 

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SA election result a victory for public services

The South Australian state election result showed that South Australians overwhelmingly want to have control over their public services, according the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).


 

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Morrison's Damascus conversion on rail doesn't stack up

The Federal Government’s newfound interest in passenger rail doesn’t stack up, and is too little too late for urban commuters being smashed by skyrocketing fuel costs.


 

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42 cancellations in Launceston show that Metro is in crisis mode

The cancellation of 42 bus services in Launceston today shows that Metro is falling deeper into chaos, with drivers, support staff and even management deserting the struggling bus operator.


 

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