Newcastle bus drivers end industrial action after Keolis Downer, union agree to pay rise in principle

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated June 23 2022 - 5:51am, first published 2:04am
Strike: Newcastle bus drivers marched from Hamilton Bus Depot to the nearby Rail, Tram and Bus Union headquarters on Monday to call for a pay rise. This is the second bus strike this month. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

NEWCASTLE bus drivers have ended their industrial action after reaching an in-principle agreement with operator Keolis Downer.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.

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