Media Release - More Professional Firefighters across QLD
v31#17 Labour Day, CA16, Arthur Rogers
In this edition - On Monday your fellow union members joined with thousands of other working people across Queensland to celebrate Labour Day.
v31#11 Easter Public Holidays
In this edition - I wish to remind all members of the amendment to the Holidays Act 1983 (the Act) passed by Parliament on 1 December 2016.
v31#9 Deployment in response to Cyclone Debbie
In this edition - As Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie swings towards the south-east, I'd like to offer my best wishes to all members and their families in the path of the storm and to those working on rescue and recovery, and particularly to those on deployment I say on behalf of all UFUQ members that we hope that you return home safe.
v31#6 Chief Fire Officer to head dedicated Fire and Rescue Service in new structure
In this edition - Your union has been working to correct many of the disastrous changes forced upon your employment when the Newman led Queensland government allowed QFRS to be chopped up, put back together, pulled apart and stuck back together like some sort of Frankenstein's monster.
v31 No 4 - Commencement of new IR Act - 1 March 2017
In this edition - New industrial relations laws that undo the worst excesses of the previous state government under Campbell Newman and restore fairness to you and your colleagues take effect from today.
Auxiliary Update 1 June 2017
Auxiliary update - 29 May 2017
Auxiliary Update 24 May 2017
Retention Allowance Dispute – update
Auxiliary Update 19 May 2017
I am pleased to report that on Saturday 1 July 2017 some of the award payments you are eligible to receive (penalties that apply to your work) are again phased up. The phasing in of these penalty amounts was agreed between your union and QFES and the state government.
Auxiliary Update 12 April 2017
v1#1 Hazard alert: air-conditioning ducts with steel wire frame
In this edition - I wish to inform all members of a significant health and safety hazard associated with BA operations when attending structural fires.