ASIDE from being a highly volatile area, Gladstone is also a rapidly expanding city. The question is whether our emergency services, as they are, are able to properly cater for this changing environment. If not, what is going to be done about it? The issue was brought to a head on Thursday when Gladstone firefighters were sent to a job in Calliope. Click on the heading to read the full story.
Please find attached nomination forms for QLD Branch Elections. Members nominating for these positions will fill the positions for Branch Committee of Management which in turn will also mean State Committee of Management positions. Please note that this is NOT for the local branch positions. Nominations will close at 5:00pm on Monday 2nd April 2012.
New Zealand (Christchurch) Firefighter T Shirts for Sale - Earthquake still affecting NZFPU Union Members in Christchurch
Help Union Mmembers of the Christchurch Local by purchasing a t shirt. Shirt logo is FIREFIGHTERS - FIRST in when SECONDS count!
Firefighter's rally together at Kemp Place Fire Station
Dismissed firefighter to return to work
QUEENSLAND firefighters are challenging the shock sacking of a fireman who had an epileptic seizure in 2009, but had been a valued employee in other roles since.
SUNSHINE Coast firefighters have warned they may be forced to hide medical conditions for fear of suffering the same fate as a 33-year-old colleague who is being drummed out of the brigade after suffering an epileptic seizure.