v32#30 Local branch election results

In this edition - Elections results

v32#29 Queen's Birthday public holiday and Mental Health and wellbeing for firefighters

In this edition - Members are reminded that the upcoming Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday (Monday, 1 October 2018) is the one Public Holiday per year where full penalty rates are not paid.

v32#28 - Audited accounts



v32#27 AGM and UFUQ Hotspot App

In this edition - AGM to be held 17th October 2018 .

v32#26 September 11 attacks

In this edition - Remembering our fallen firefighters.

v32#25 ONGOING GWN FAILURES – QFES ‘SOLUTION’

In this edition - I provide this Code 2 following recent urgent consultation between the Communications Technology and Equipment (CTE) Committee, firefighters working within the GWN network, and the UFUQ.

v32#24 Recall of local branch elections

In this edition - Nominations for the local branch elections open midday 3rd September 2018.

v32#23 Paid travel time

In this edition - Paid travel time, refused accommodation, Public Service Regulation regarding Directives applicable to you has been updated.

v32#22 - New Australian Government electronic health records database

In this edition - New Australian Government electronic health records database, Direct Mode Communications (GWN), Information for BAOs who are also either FIU, BA Hazmat or Tech Rescue.

v32#21 Social media - A reminder of the risks

In this edition - I have in the past communicated to you about the dangers of your use of social media as an employee of the state of Queensland. - CLICK TO READ MORE

v32#20 1 July 2018 wage rises

In this edition - Pay increase and pay point progression and rank progression for firefighters

v32#19 UFUQ submission to federal senate inquiry into mental health of emergency service workers

In this edition - Your union is in the process of drafting submissions to the Australian Senate inquiry into the mental health of emergency service workers.

v32#18 Officer Development Program

In this edition - Officer Development Program, Centralised State-Wide Rostering, BR Rostering processes in breach of CA16.

v32#17 BCOM election results & Non-conforming building products

In this edition - Results from the latest election and details on the 'Queensland Non-Conforming Building Products Audit Taskforce Status Report’

v32#16 Paid travel time & Fire Communication issues

In this edition - You will recall that your CA includes a new entitlement for paid travel time at clause 56 and 85, for the time spent travelling to attend mandatory and promotion related training. This entitlement will be back paid from 1 January 2018.

v32#15 QFES establishes ‘Resolution Engagement Unit’

In this edition - QFES establishes ‘Resolution Engagement Unit’, Minister Crawford thanks UFUQ members, International Firefighters’ Day.

v32#14 Election closing date looming

In this edition - Send your vote back to the Australian Electoral Commission ASAP.

v32#13A Committee of Management Ballot

In this edition - Ballot opens for Committee of Management elections.

v32#12 All Fire and Rescue GWN hand-held remote speaker microphones (RSM) to be replaced

In this edition - Many of you have had, and have reported, issues to both QFES and your union relating to failures in the current issue GWN black RSM hand-held radio microphones.

v32#11 Local branch election results and UFUQ submission to Federal Senate Inquiry

In this edition - Click here to see the results of the local branch elections.