Media Release - More Professional Firefighters across QLD
v33#8 Departure of Commissioner Carroll
In this edition - Commissioner to leave in July.
v33#6 Easter Public Holidays
In this edition - Easter public holiday information.
In this edition - I have received multiple reports of members being placed on, or being threatened with being placed on, a PADP (the planned adminstrivial way to manage your performance). Fire and Rescue are far from negotiating any agreed potential use of the PADP process for operational Fire and Rescue staff with your union.
v33#4 Victorian CFA acknowledge digital network failure, revert to analogue
In this edition - Similar to the rollout of the GWN (digital radio network) in Queensland some years ago, a digital network is currently being rolled out across Victoria for the MFB and the CFA. In January 2019, it was identified that a lack of coverage inside many buildings and lack of coverage in certain open areas was affecting digital radio communications and therefore putting the safety of firefighters at risk.
v33#3 Radios / Communications Taskforce set up in response to UFUQ survey into GWN / Radio problems
In this edition - As I reported to you in early December 2018, your union presented the results of a survey of UFUQ members working in the GWN network area to Commissioner Carroll. I thank the Commissioner for promptly establishing a 'Radio / Communications Taskforce' once the voices of those affected were reported to her.
Auxiliary Update 15 March 2018
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Auxiliary Update 15 February 2018
Auxiliary Update 12 January 2018
Auxiliary Update 1 June 2017
Auxiliary update - 29 May 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.