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    Union Says New Student Bus Rules Are Unworkable

    March 04

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says bus drivers cannot be expected to enforce harsher penalties on misbehaving students.

    By David Lewis, ABC News

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    'Donald Duck' Could Be Banned From Bus

    March 04

    Students exploiting bus safety practises such as the 'no child left behind' principle could be refused travel under new guidelines, the Queensland Government announced today.

    Australasian Bus & Coach

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    Bus Thugs in Focus

    February 25

    Escalating violence on Gold Coast buses has sparked the first Australian study into driver assaults.

    Gold Coast Bulletin, Gold Coast QLD  by Milena Stojceska, 25 February 2013

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    Union issues bus fire warning

    February 06

    Seven vehicles in the Cairns Sunbus fleet should be pulled off the roads because they pose a risk of catching fire, a transport union official says.
    Grace Uhr, Cairns Post, 6 February 2013

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    Miners warn of third-party legal action to stop strike

    January 29

    Two multinational coal companies have taken the unusual step of threatening legal action against union workers involved in a pay dispute with a different company.

    Anna Patty, Sydney Morning Herald, 29 January 2013

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    Unions demand taxpayer-funded firms buy local

    January 24

    UNIONS are pressing the Gillard government to impose tighter obligations on companies that receive taxpayer handouts, forcing them to "give back to the community" by purchasing more Australian products and services.
    David Crowe and Andrew Burrell, The Australian, 18 January 2013