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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.

Click on the links below to find out more.

Click here for a full list of RTBU member benefits.

Maxxia Novated Leasing

The End of Financial Year means it’s nearly tax time and that means it’s a great time to consider whether a novated lease could be the best way to get the new car you’ve been looking for. With great offers on a huge range of new cars, we may also be able to help you beat the new car waiting lists through our 700-strong national dealer network.

Put the potential tax saving of a novated lease to the test.

Limited time offers available until 30 June 2022*

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

Union Health


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: bd@australianmutual.bank

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.

Taxation Services

Union members get discounted personal tax return services through arrangements with Noel French & Associates. Call: 9211 6000.

Wage Cover

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 admin@wagecover.com.au

*Up to 25% discount consists of 10% promotional savings applied to all new car policies, and additional 10% saving for online applications, both first year only. Up to 5% off to exclude drivers under 25. Minimum premiums may reduce savings discount.
^Up to 30% discount consists of 10% promotional saving applied to all new Home/Contents policies, and additional 10% saving for online applications, both first year only. Additional 10% for a combined Home and Contents policy. Minimum premiums may reduce savings discount.
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