In this edition: The following information is for members in South East, Central, Northern, Far Northern and South Western regions.
Members in Brisbane and North Coast regions are already receiving this entitlement, and can disregard this newsletter.
In this edition - I take great pleasure in informing you that your union has won a long fought battle against the fire service for the payment of motor vehicle allowance to members in all seven regions, not just Brisbane and North Coast.
In this edition - In correspondence to the QFES Commissioner today, your union has reported our position that every dollar QFES spends on unnecessary works within QFES is a waste of Queensland’s precious financial resources.
In this edition - Following on from my recent Code 2 about the installation of video and audio recording devices in appliances (and ERV’s), I can provide the following update.
In this edition - QFRS appears to have quietly installed dashcam video (always on) and the ability to secretly record in-cab discussions (always on) in the GPS trackers in new appliances appearing at stations now.