The RTBU advances and defends the interests of its members, representing and lobbying for their rights in the workplace and for their industry. The Union achieves this by maintaining members pay and conditions, ensuring a safe workplace and assisting members and their families.
As part of the wider Union movement the RTBU also lobbies around broader issues on social, welfare, economic and political grounds on behalf of working people.
As a member of the RTBU you are able to immediately access a range of industrial and workplace services and resources for industrial education, services, training and representation.
The RTBU can also refer members a range of direct non-industrial services, such as legal aid, health insurance, taxation advice, financial funds, dental services, education programs, scholarships, holiday units and packages, superannuation benefits, social clubs, a credit union, housing loans and a range of other social, recreational and welfare facilities for members.
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Click here for a full list of RTBU member benefits.
The RTBU is always looking at ways to add value to your membership. With this in mind, we have negotiated a deal with WageCover and Real Insurance to provide discounts on you general insurance*.
Members could enjoy:
Up to a 25%* discount on Car Insurance.
Up to a 30%^ discount on House and Contents Insurance.
We know that every dollar counts, and hope these savings will really help you.
There is no obligation, so if you would like to get a quote and compare your options, just click on the links to the right and fill in your details.
The Real Deal is a free service to our members and their families.
If you need any more information, or would prefer to speak to a Real consultant, call their dedicated hotline on 1300 884 768.
We hope that you and your family enjoy these special savings!
Maxxia Novated Leasing
Maxxia Novated Leasing is available for members* who want to get the most out of your salary with a Maxxia novated lease.
For over 30 years, Maxxia has been providing Australian employees with a tailored salary packaging experience. Watch a quick explainer video on the types of novated leasing.
You can find everything you need to know about Maxxia novated leasing on Maxxia Education Hub. You’ll find:
- A series of helpful videos, explaining the basics of novated leasing.
- An easy to use Maxxia Novated Leasing Calculator to help you estimate your potential tax savings from a novated lease.
- Maxxia contact information – book a one-on-one chat with a Maxxia consultant and get started before your next pay.
- All the latest Maxxia vehicle offers.
Call Maxxia today on 1300 123 123 or visit Maxxia on maxxia.com.au
* Maxxia benefits available only to eligible employees of Maxxia employer partners
RTBU NSW has partnered with Union Health – the fairer health fund for union members and their families.
Our members should be looked after by a health fund that’s owned by members, with union values at the core of everything they do.
Australian Mutual Bank
Australian Mutual Bank (formerly Endeavour Mutual Bank) has proudly supported the Rail & Transport industry and their families for over 60 years.
Their purpose is to provide Australians who want ethical financial services with a bank that aligns with their values.
They provide banking services for humans and social needs as opposed to corporate speculative gain.
- Home loans
- Car loans
- Personal loans
- Green loans
- Credit cards
- Visa debit cards
- Budgeting tools
- Savings accounts
- Term deposits
100% Customer owned – On becoming a member of Australian Mutual Bank, you’re not just a customer, you’re an owner!
We encourage RTBU members to contact them for any banking needs: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pack your bags, because RTBU members can enjoy savings on all TFE Group hotels!
In great news for those looking to get away, the union has a deal that will give members access to the special corporate rate on hotel rooms – usually reserved for business travellers.
Just by booking through the TFE Hotels website directly and paying with your credit card, members can now enjoy discounts at all Adina, Vibe, and Travelodge hotels worldwide.
Click this link and use the discount code TH6234129 when making your reservation to get the special rate. All bookings should be made through TFE Hotels directly, with all travel questions or issues directed to the hotel.
Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
The RTBU has a long history with White Barnes solicitors, recently merged with Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, who are experienced practitioners to deal with all members legal concerns and enquiries.
RTBU Holiday Park
Located on the waterfront at Jervis Bay, the RTBU Holiday Park offers members a family friendly holiday with modern, fully furnished units near pristine beaches.
For bookings please contact the office on 02 9264 2511
Riverside Resort at Port
RTBU members can also take advantage of the United Services Union’s Riverside Resort at Port in a glorious location on the Hastings River at Port Macquarie.
Union members get discounted personal tax return services through arrangements with Noel French & Associates. Call: 9211 6000.
Income Protection is available to RTBU members through Wage Cover. Income Protection is a type of insurance that pays a weekly benefit (percentage of your income) to you if you are unable to work due to any injury or illness. This relieves the financial burden of bills, loan repayments and expenses whilst you are off work and not earning an income.
Wage Cover can be contacted on (02)9970 8411 or email@example.com