United Firefighters Union Queensland


Auxiliary Update : Auxiliary Update 19 May 2017

I am pleased to report that on Saturday 1 July 2017 some of the award payments you are eligible to receive (penalties that apply to your work) are again phased up. The phasing in of these penalty amounts was agreed between your union and QFES and the state government.

Code 2 : v31#19 CA update, Tax time, UFU fee increase, UFUQ Hotspot App

In this edition - As reported to you in late April, the CA16 document requires certification by the QIRC. QFES lodged the CA16 application for certification with the QIRC on Thursday 18 May 2017.

Code 2 : v31#18 - Bullying and harassment in Central Region – Update

In this edition - You are no doubt aware that your union recently did a survey of members in the Central Region, identifying their exposure to examples of bullying and harassment.

Code 2 : v31#17 Labour Day, CA16, Arthur Rogers

In this edition - On Monday your fellow union members joined with thousands of other working people across Queensland to celebrate Labour Day.

Code 2 : v31#16 Deployment and UFUQ helmet stickers

In this edition - Deployment conditions and the various wage claims arising from the recent deployments in response to Tropical Cyclone Debbie.


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