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Code 2 : v35#13 PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI PASSED BY PARLIAMENT

In this edition - As you would know, after many years of campaigning, in September 2015, the Palaszczuk Government passed amendments to Queensland’s workers’ compensation laws that introduced presumptive legislation for Firefighters who are diagnosed with one of 12 cancers. UFUQ members have benefited greatly from these laws. But cancers are not the only work related injuries that significantly affect UFUQ members, and since 2015 your union has been campaigning for similar presumptive legislation for PTSI.

Code 2 : v35#12 UFUQ SUCCEEDS IN FORCING SUSPENSION OF FBAN ROLE GIVEAWAY

In this edition - I am pleased to report that due to your union’s involvement, the switch to offering FBAN and Predictive Services roles to anyone but those with relevant experience has been halted.

Code 2 : v35#11 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.

Code 2 : v35#10 LABOUR DAY 2021

In this edition - Monday 3 May 2021 is Labour Day and therefore a gazetted public holiday across Queensland.

Auxiliary Update : 30 April 2021

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The United Firefighters' Union in Queensland represents Urban firefighters, both career, part-time, Scientific Officers and Communication Officers. The union is made up of members throughout the state of Queensland, as far as Thursday Island to the North and to the borders of our great state. READ MORE