United Firefighters Union Queensland


Australian News Article - Firefighters challenge epilepsy sacking

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 Daily Article - Firie sacked after seizure

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.


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