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.
In this edition - Over the last year, your union has worked very closely with Fire and Rescue to draft variations to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Employees Award – State 2016 (your award).
In this edition - As you would be aware, Fire and Rescue are making plans to transition the Auxiliary workforce onto a new communications system that will rely on mobile phones, instead of pagers.