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Code 2 : v35#2 FATIGUE BREAK AFTER OVERTIME

In this edition - This is important information for firefighters, station officers and fire communications officers on the 10/14 continuous shift roster.

Auxiliary Update : 14 January 2021

In this edition - As you will recall, in the period 16 March 2020 to 14 May 2020, QFRS instructed all auxiliary firefighters not to attend training nights due to mandatory shutdowns related to control of COVID-19.

Code 2 : Code 2 V35 #1 CLARIFICATION OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENTS

It would not be the Christmas and New Year period without some confusion regarding what members are entitled to claim on the many public holidays across the period. As a reminder, the relevant public holidays were –

Code 2 : v34#67 MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

In this edition - There is no doubt that for so many here in Queensland and all over the world, 2020 has been a challenging year, but it is drawing to a close and the Christmas and New Year period is again upon us.

Code 2 : v34#66 QFRS TO PUBLISH SECONDARY EMPLOYMENT POLICY

In this edition - After six long years of discussions and negotiations between your union and QFRS, your employer has decided to publish the secondary employment policy as it currently stands, and your union has warned QFRS about the problems due to vague content in the documents. They’ve decided to push on.
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The United Firefighters' Union in Queensland represents Urban firefighters, both career, part-time, Scientific Officers and Communication Officers. The union is made up of members throughout the state of Queensland, as far as Thursday Island to the North and to the borders of our great state. READ MORE