Media Release - More Professional Firefighters across QLD
Fire Communication Officers
In this edition - I am sure you are all well aware of the growing concerns in Australia relating to the potential effects of the Covid19 pandemic.
v34#2 Australia Day Public Holiday 2020 – What are you entitled to?
In this edition - Australia Day (26 January) this year falls on a Sunday.
V 33 #25 Christmas and New Year
v33#24 SCM Appointements
In this edition - Newly appointed delegates to SCM.
v33#23 Central Region ‘Cultural Refresh’ a total failure
In this edition - You may recall that your union forced QFES to arrange an external investigation into bullying and other behaviours in the Central Region. After years of QFES ignoring the problems (or worse, regularly stating that no one was reporting any problems so there were no problems) an external investigation resulted in significant changes in the region.
14 January 2021
In this edition - As you will recall, in the period 16 March 2020 to 14 May 2020, QFRS instructed all auxiliary firefighters not to attend training nights due to mandatory shutdowns related to control of COVID-19.
Auxiliary Update - 30 October 2020
Auxiliary Update - 31 August 2020
In this edition - You will recall that your award provides for wage rises each year in line with the Queensland QIRC State Wage Case Decision.
Auxiliary Update - 28 August 2020
In this edition - As you would be aware, Fire and Rescue are making plans to transition the Auxiliary workforce onto a new communications system that will rely on mobile phones, instead of pagers.
Auxiliary Update - 13 August 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.