In this edition - This 11th of February 2019 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fire at Southport Honda where Sub-Station Officer Herbie Fennell and Firefighter Noel Watson were killed in the line of duty.
In this edition - Please be aware that the public holiday arrangements relevant to your work roster will apply to Monday 28 January 2019 only (they will not apply to Saturday 26 January 2019).
In this edition - Christmas and New Year public holidays
In this edition - Since the commencement of the very expensive Queensland emergency service radio network (the GWN), your union (and representatives of your union on various committees) have been working to get Fire and Rescue and the QFES bureaucracy to accept there are problems.
In this edition - In a speech to Queensland Parliament on Tuesday 13 November 2018, Minister Craig Crawford stated –
‘I want to recognise our career firefighters…working in fire and rescue stations in Queensland. They respond to thousands of calls per year. They are on shift when you are asleep. It is a dangerous job (working) four on four off on A, B, C or D shifts at any station, one officer and three firefighters on a pumper is their life.’