Fire Communication Officers
v35#8 ANZAC DAY 2021 – PUBLIC HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS
In this edition - As you have no doubt noticed over the years, the Holidays Act – 1983 (Queensland) (the Act) has various ways of dealing with public holidays when they fall on a Saturday or Sunday.
v35#7 Immediate 3 day COVID-19 lockdown affecting your region
In this edition - You’re no doubt aware that earlier this morning (MONDAY 29 March 2021), Premier Palaszczuk announced changes to the state’s COVID-19 response, and the changes affect the entire state. The changes take effect from 1700 Monday 29 March 2021.
v35# 6 UFUQ EXECUTIVE AND SCM VOTING PERIOD COMMENCES
In this edition - The voting period for the current State Executive has been opened by the Electoral Commission of Queensland (The ECQ).
v35#5 State Committee of Management Elections – Update
In this edition - The nominations for the Committee of Management positions closed on Thursday 4 March 2021.
v35#4 UPDATE: FURTHER PROGRESS TOWARDS PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI
In this edition - As you will recall, on 14 December 2020, I provided an update to members on the progress of the Bill currently before the Queensland Parliament that proposes to modify Queensland’s workers compensation laws to include presumptive legislation for Post-traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI).
v35#3 UFUQ STATE EXECUTIVE AND STATE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS
In this edition - The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has determined the dates for the elections for the Executive and Committee of Management positions of the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia, Union of Employees, Queensland.
v35#2 FATIGUE BREAK AFTER OVERTIME
In this edition - This is important information for firefighters, station officers and fire communications officers on the 10/14 continuous shift roster.
Auxiliary Update - 13 August 2020
Auxiliary Update - 20 March 2020
On Monday 16 March 2020 the Office of Industrial Relations published Directive 01/20 – Employment Arrangements in the Event of a Health Pandemic which can be found here.
Auxiliary Update - 16 March 2020
Labour Day Cancelled.
Auxiliary Update - 18 February 2020
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.