In this edition - On Monday 7 September 2020 the Treasurer Mr Dick provided a government economic update. In that update it was announced that all functions of Public Service Business Agency (PSBA) are being ‘folded back’ into One QFES and the QPS, and that the PSBA will be no more.
In this Edition - Here are some reasons why 350 additional firefighters is a good start.
In this edition - WHY?
Why has your union asked for immediate funding for an additional 350 professional firefighters (including the requisite number of fire communication officers)?
In this edition - The Public Service Business Agency (PSBA) was a dud from day one, based on a thought bubble in the now completely discredited Keelty Report. It’s still a dud. It was a bad idea and it’s driven bad outcomes in areas like uniforms, procurement, fleet, maintenance and workshops and more.
In this edition - You will recall that your award provides for wage rises each year in line with the Queensland QIRC State Wage Case Decision.