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John Holland Country Regional Network Infrastructure – Restructure Announcement

Apr 6, 2018Bulletins

Bulletin: 23/18

To: John Holland CRN Members

RTBU members and organisers recently met with John Holland management to hear their announcement about the potential loss of jobs in the Country Regional Network.

Management told us that there is now a $50 million budget shortfall because Transport for NSW (TFNSW) has not continued with the funding management expected. Management are now proposing redundancies across the board.

The job losses are being projected as possibly 2 salary positions and 60 wages positions from the frontline workforce.

Our RTBU team has called a meeting with management to ensure that they minimise any forced redundancies and that the hardworking infrastructure teams do not bear the brunt of poor decisions they had no part in.

If you have any questions about this stressful announcement, contact your organiser Jonathan Parker on 0418 166 742 or infrastructure@rtbu-nsw.asn.au

We will update you as more information is available.



The budget cuts are being implemented by the NSW Government via TFNSW.

Therefore we all need to contact our local Members of Parliament and ask what they are doing to save regional jobs and demand action in restoring the budget to the CRN.

The contact information for your members of Parliament is as follows;


Troy Grant – National Party

Shop 1, 18 Talbragar Street, DUBBO NSW 2830

Ph: (02) 6882 3577 Email: Dubbo@parliament.nsw.gov.au


Paul Toole – National Party

Suites 1 & 2, 229 Howick Street, BATHURST NSW 2795

Ph: (02) 6332 1300 Email: Bathurst@parliament.nsw.gov.au


Kevin Humphries – National Party

Suite 1, Ground Floor, 60 Maitland Street, NARRABRI NSW 2390

Ph: (02) 6792 1422 Email: Barwon@parliament.nsw.gov.au


Steph Cooke – National Party

140 Boorowa Street, YOUNG NSW 2594

Ph: (02) 6382 2300 Email: Cootamundra@parliament.nsw.gov.au


Prudence Goward – Liberal Party

Shop 1 & 2, 167-173 Auburn Street, GOULBURN NSW 2580

Ph: (02) 4822 6444 Email: Goulburn@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Issued by: Authorised by:
Jonathan Parker


Alex Claassens

Branch Secretary

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