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People do not vote for politicians who gloat about abolishing their jobs

Aug 18, 2017News

There has been an overwhelming reaction to Transport Minister Constance’s gloating that we won’t need public transport workers in the future.

Here’s RTBU National Secretary’s response to the article in the Sydney Morning Herald:

He was not the only one who wrote to the paper.

Al Svirskis from Mount Druitt wrote about the privatisation of public transport: “This isn’t economic “rationalism”. It’s near-superstitious adherence to a largely discredited ideology.”

Peter Olive from Marrickville wrote that the government’s plans to “privatise and convert the Epping to Chatswood line and the Sydenham to Bankstown line”, were  “extremely disappointing.”

Read the comments here.

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