Media Release - More Professional Firefighters across QLD
v31#32 Christmas and New Year
In this edition - On behalf of the UFUQ, I wish every member a safe and happy Christmas and New Year. I look forward to working with you all in 2018.
v31#30 UFUQ welcomes dedicated Fire and Rescue portfolio and new Minister
In this edition - On Monday 11 December 2017 the Premier, Ms Palaszczuk, announced that the ALP led 56th term of Queensland parliament will include a Minister dedicated solely to fire and rescue, splitting the portfolio away from police and corrective services.
v31#29 Queensland Election
In this edition - As your union did before the previous state election, we are in the process of seeking firm commitments from both the ALP and the LNP regarding the next term of state government.
v31#28 National Firefighter remembrance day
In this Edition - 10 October 2017 at 10am.
v31#27 September 11 & National Firefighter remembrance Day
In this edition - Sixteen years ago, 343 New York firefighters made the ultimate sacrifice. Firefighters continue to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the lives of others. Today, people across the world will pause and recall the events of September 11 2001 and reflect on the sacrifice those New York firefighters made.
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.