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Code 2 : v34#30 CLAIMING MOTOR VEHICLE ALLOWANCE AND BACKPAY

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.

Code 2 : v34#29 UFUQ wins motor vehicle allowance dispute!

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.

Code 2 : v34#28 UFUQ ask QFES to stop wasting your money!

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.

Code 2 : v34#27 GPS DASHCAM AND AUDIO RECORDING IN APPLIANCES – UPDATE

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.

Code 2 : v34#26 SWITCH OFF ALL DASHCAM AND AUDIO RECORDING NOW!

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.

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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