Fire Communication Officers
v36#7 IS QFES TURNING THEIR THREE RING CIRCUS INTO A SIDESHOW ALLEY?
In this edition - It has come to the attention of the UFUQ state office that QFES has been going through a process of identifying a pool of ‘meritorious’ uniformed senior officers from Fire and Rescue, along with public servants and other fake firies from the remaining parts of QFES, all of whom QFES appears to be considering are able to act in senior operational and command roles.
v36#6 PUBLIC HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENTS FOR EASTER, ANZAC DAY AND LABOUR DAY
In this edition - With the Easter period, ANZAC Day and Labour Day almost upon us, I provide the following to UFUQ members to clear up any confusion that may exist regarding what you are entitled to claim on the many upcoming public holidays.
v36#5 UFUA requires an administrator to continue to function
In this edition - You may have recently heard of a federal court case brought by the UFUA to appoint an administrator to run its affairs. To better understand this case and the underlying issues, you first need to know that the UFUA is not the UFUQ nor associated with the UFUQ.
v36#4 UPDATE ON CONSULTATION PROCESSES REGARDING COMMISSIONER’S CONSIDERATION OF A COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE
In this edition - As advised on 24 January 2022, the UFUQ state office reached out to QFES shortly after Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing a covid-19 vaccination mandate to confirm no decision has yet been made on the matter and to make arrangements for consultation processes with UFUQ SCM representatives.
v36#3 COMMISSIONER’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON TWO WEEK CONSULTATION PERIOD REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION
In this edition - As you would no doubt be aware by now, this morning Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing mandatory covid-19 vaccination for you.
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.
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.
QSuper factsheet - Income protection for auxiliary firefighters 2
Auxiliary Update - 18 November 2019
Auxiliary Update - 12 November 2019
Auxiliary Update - 9 October 2019
Auxiliary Update 10 September 2018
Wage Rise for all auxiliary firefighters from 1 September 2018
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.