Media Release - More Professional Firefighters across QLD
Fire Communication Officers
v34# 24 New benefit for members
In this edition - Great benefit for fuel discount for UFUQ members with Freedom Fuels.
v34#23 Application of the motor vehicle allowance directive
In this edition - The Queensland Government’s Motor Vehicle allowance directive contains an entitlement for mileage payments where a firefighter or station officer is required to work away from their normal station to relieve or perform “special duties”. This directive has long applied to members through clause 13.3 of your Award.
v34#21 - International Firefighters Day
In this Edition - As professional firefighters we dedicate our lives to protecting our communities and to looking after each other, and we take great pride in what we do.
v34#20 28 APRIL – WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY
In this edition - A day where the workers of the world pause for a second to honour those who have died at, or because of, work. Even 20 years into this new century and millennium, workers are (in preventable ways) being killed at work, with the 2020 death toll already at 63 (total as at 23 April 2020 reported by Safework Australia).
v34#19 AURION ERROR REPORTING EMAIL CHANGE
In this edition - Many of you reading this Code 2 would be among those caught up in the thousands of error corrections required every fortnight. After 6 months, the reports I am receiving are that things are getting worse not better. I have asked for some information on how many mistakes are being made, and what’s actually being done to prevent them.
23 March 2015
In this edition - Meeting with new fire and emergency minister
10 March 2015
In this Edition - Read about your union's year in 2014.
30 January 2015
"Unfair contracts" case adjourned
22 January 2015
Your union congratulates firefighters and communications officers who have been recognised for their exemplary contributions to community safety.
15 January 2015
Fire service appeals against the QIRC decision to refuse their ‘strike out’ application of our ‘unfair contracts’ matter
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.