Letter to Lord Mayor

RTBU Letter to Lord Mayor

On Wednesday the RTBU sent a letter to the Lord Mayor regarding School Buses and RTBU Industrial Action this Friday. The Media Release below has more information.

RTBU Steps Up for School Kids

MEDIA RELEASE: RTBU to Step up for School Kids

"I want to make something absolutely clear – we aren’t leaving school kids behind on Friday – we will get them to school and get them home – despite BCC walking away from their obligations,” says Tom Brown, RTBU Bus Division Secretary.
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Aurizon - Stick to your word

Aurizon – Stick to your word, Keep Rocky Workshops Open!

Aurizon are going back on their word and shutting down the Rockhampton facility with no thought for the devastating impact it will have not only on their workers & their families, but on the community itself. 

Queensland Community Alliance

Are you coming to the Queensland Community Alliance Founding Assembly?

Since our humble beginnings in 2013, the Queensland Community Alliance has grown progressively. We have developed our capacity to act together and build relationships across our organisations, and won victories that have addressed pressures and improved our communities in Logan, Ipswich and Brisbane.

Lock in the date 30 August 2017 at the Brisbane City Hall Auditorium 

History of the Queensland Community Alliance

A short history of the alliance (less than 4 minutes) 


Justice For Manmeet - Petition for Better Bus Safety

Too many drivers are being attacked, maimed and even killed just doing their jobs. Sign the petition: They deserve to feel safe at work. 

The parent's of Manmeet Alisher.

Expert Report - Moorooka Bus Driver Fatality Incident

Read the BCC commissioned report into the death of RTBU Member Manmeet Sharma online. 


Join rt health fund
Join before 31 July 2017 and go into the draw to win a $750 Bunnings Voucher! 

Women's Health
Great tips on how to be healthy. 

Maurice Blackburn Cyclone Debbie Factsheet

Have you been affected by Cyclone Debbie?
Maurice Blackburn have prepared a factsheet to help you with your legal rights when it comes to your job, insurance claims and exposure to asbestos in the clean-up. 

Labour Day 2012

RTBU: a proud history
The RTBU was formed 1 March 1993 through the historic amalgamation of three railway unions and one tram and bus union. These unions have a strong tradition dating back to the nineteenth century. The oldest was the Locomotive Engine Drivers' Association which formed in 1861 in Victoria making the RTBU the oldest rail union in Australia. 

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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers work for members
Maurice Blackburn have a long history of helping our members face legal problems related and unrelated to their employment. 
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This app has been created to make it easy for you to submit details of a referral to Maurice Blackburn. Once submitted, your member will hear from a Maurice Blackburn lawyer within 24 hours, or on the next business day. 

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