United Firefighters Union Queensland


Code 2 : v31#10 Certified Agreement update 2016

In this edition - I can now report that your union and Fire and Rescue have agreed that the review period will end at midnight Friday 7 April 2017.

Code 2 : v31#9 Deployment in response to Cyclone Debbie

In this edition - As Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie swings towards the south-east, I'd like to offer my best wishes to all members and their families in the path of the storm and to those working on rescue and recovery, and particularly to those on deployment I say on behalf of all UFUQ members that we hope that you return home safe.

Code 2 : v31#7 Certified Agreement 2016 - Update

In this edition - I am pleased to report that the certified agreement to replace your current 2013 Determination has moved through the approvals phase and has been prepared to be published to you for a review of the offer.

Code 2 : v31#6 Chief Fire Officer to head dedicated Fire and Rescue Service in new structure

In this edition - Your union has been working to correct many of the disastrous changes forced upon your employment when the Newman led Queensland government allowed QFRS to be chopped up, put back together, pulled apart and stuck back together like some sort of Frankenstein's monster.

Code 2 : v31 No 4 - Commencement of new IR Act - 1 March 2017

In this edition - New industrial relations laws that undo the worst excesses of the previous state government under Campbell Newman and restore fairness to you and your colleagues take effect from today.


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