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.
The UFU operates on a tiered basis, with varying levels of representation. Members are initially represented by local Branch officials whose role is to manage Union business on a local level, with each of the seven Regions in the state having Firefighter and Officer Delegates representing them on the Union's State Committee of Management (SCM). Additionally, the SCM has two Auxiliary Firefighter Delegates, a Senior Officer Delegate and a Communication Centres Delegate to ensure effective representation of all members.
The Union's SCM meets quarterly and comprises the regional Delegates as well as the State Executive. The State Executive comprises the State Secretary, State President, Assistant Secretary, Senior and Junior Vice Presidents, and three Executive Members. The State Executive meets monthly and is charged with the conduct of the Union between the quarterly meetings of the SCM.
Current senior office bearers of the Union are:
|• State Secretary - John Oliver
• Assistant Secretary - Shane Malley
• State President - Wayne Mclean
• Senior Vice President - Peter Chalmers
• Junior Vice President - Sean Wulff
|• Executive Member - Paul Omanski
• Executive Member - Peter Draper
• Executive Member - Ryan Wood
Our aim of this website is to provide up to the minute information on latest events affecting Queensland firefighters to both UFU members and the general community.
We hope you find our web page informative. Please feel free to e-mail us with your comments.