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Auxiliary Update : AUXILIARY FIREFIGHTER DEPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

Code 2 : v36#2 COMMISSIONER COMMITS TO MAINTAINING FIRE AND RESCUE CHAIN OF COMMAND

In this edition - Following many of you expressing your concern at the changes at DC level and who would be in control of Fire and Rescue operations in the regions (concerns shared by your state office), I have had multiple conversations with Commissioner Leach and provide the following assurances from the Commissioner.

Code 2 : v36#1 KPMG REVIEW OF QFES - UPDATE

In this edition - I take this opportunity to welcome all members to what will be an exciting 2022 for the UFUQ and all members.

Code 2 : V35#43 MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

In this edition - There is no doubt that for so many here in Queensland and all over the world, 2021 has been a challenging year, but it is finally drawing to a close and the Christmas and New Year period is again upon us.

Code 2 : V35#42 LIVE FIRE CAMPUS UPDATE AND OFFICE CLOSURE

In this edition - In CA19, your union successfully negotiated an external assessment of the live fire training work to determine if they ought to receive an allowance. I am pleased to report that the independent assessment did indeed determine those working at live fire were deserving of additional remuneration. Discussions between QFRS and your union continue to ensure that the allowances recommended for the live fire trainer work are paid as soon as possible.
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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