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Code 2 : v35#32 SEPTEMBER 11 – 20TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIONS

In this edition - On September 11 2001, after coordinated terrorist attacks on United States soil, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan collapsed. As a result, more than 2500 people were killed and many thousands more were injured, including 343 fallen comrades from the New York City Fire Department who put themselves in harm’s way to protect the lives of those victims.

Auxiliary Update : Auxiliary Update - 06 September 2021

In this edition - You will no doubt recall that your union was pushing for an external review of QFES to examine the structure and funding of the agency, and decide if the current QFES is effective, efficient and sustainable, and if not, what options are available to the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services to make changes.

Code 2 : v35#31 KPMG REVIEW OF QFES STRUCTURE AND FUNDING – UPDATE

In this edition - You will no doubt recall that your union was pushing for an external review of QFES to examine the structure and funding of the agency, and decide if the current QFES is effective, efficient and sustainable, and if not, what options are available to the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services to make changes.

Auxiliary Update : Auxiliary Update - 3 September 2021

In this edition - On 30 August 2021, following submissions on your behalf by your union through the Queensland Council of Unions (who present the combined formal position of all unions), the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (the QIRC) handed down it’s 2021 State Wage Case Decision.

Code 2 : v35#30 UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH REP ELECTIONS - UPDATE

In this edition - As stated in Code 2, Volume 35, Number 28, UFUQ Rule 41 requires that elections for local branch representatives occur within six months of the SCM election declaration (the SCM results declaration was issued 4 May 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