Bus Industry Recruits As Unemployment Rises - Video News Release

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Bus Industry Recruits as Unemployment Rises


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Content Summary:


While unemployment continues to rise in other sectors of the economy, the Australian bus and coach

industry today launched a nationwide recruitment drive aimed at meeting increased demand for bus

services.


*The launch will feature Federal Minister for Employment Participation, the Hon Brendan

O’Connor MP. The launch will be held at 450 Graham Street, Port Melbourne from 12.30pm.*


Footage Includes:

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Comment from Professor Graham Currie, Chair of Pubic Transport, Monash University

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Comment from bus operators

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Footage of buses in operation

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Footage of interaction between bus drivers and passengers


Contact:


Isuru Neelagama 0401 509 349 (To organise interviews and for details of the launch)

People Employment Bus Industry Confederation 2 image

Michael Apps, Executive Director Bus Industry Confederation 0418 487 930

Professor Graham Currie, Chair of Public Transport Monash University 0414 852 699


Shot List:

Talent

Detail

Time

Skye Naismith, Managing

Director, Mt Gravatt Coaches

Skye describes the flexibility

and range of jobs in the

industry.

0-14 seconds

Professor Graham Currie,

Chair of Pubic Transport,

Monash University

The Professor describes the

expansion of public transport

systems across the world.

14-24 seconds

Stephen Lucas, Managing

Director, Warrnambool Buslines

Stephen discusses the different

job types and associated duties

at a bus operation.

24-53 seconds

Talent

Detail

Time

Bus Driver + Passengers

Footage of passengers

disembarking and interacting

with driver.

53-1:05

Buses

Footage of SE Busway in

Brisbane

1:05-1:16

Skye Naismith, Managing

Director, Mt Gravatt Coaches

Skye describes the growth of

the bus industry

1:16-1:28

Scott Grenda, Managing

Director, Grenda Corporation

Scott describes the

opportunities for career

progression in the bus industry

1:28-1:41

Stephen Lucas, Managing

Director, Warrnambool Buslines

Advice for young people looking

for a career

1:41-1:54

Professor Graham Currie,

Chair of Pubic Transport,

Monash University

Broad overview of why Public

transport systems are growing

1:54-2:19







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