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Code 2 : v36#5 UFUA requires an administrator to continue to function

In this edition - You may have recently heard of a federal court case brought by the UFUA to appoint an administrator to run its affairs. To better understand this case and the underlying issues, you first need to know that the UFUA is not the UFUQ nor associated with the UFUQ.

Code 2 : v36#4 UPDATE ON CONSULTATION PROCESSES REGARDING COMMISSIONER’S CONSIDERATION OF A COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE

In this edition - As advised on 24 January 2022, the UFUQ state office reached out to QFES shortly after Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing a covid-19 vaccination mandate to confirm no decision has yet been made on the matter and to make arrangements for consultation processes with UFUQ SCM representatives.

Code 2 : v36#3 COMMISSIONER’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON TWO WEEK CONSULTATION PERIOD REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION

In this edition - As you would no doubt be aware by now, this morning Commissioner Leach emailed all staff to advise that he is considering the possibility of introducing mandatory covid-19 vaccination for you.

Auxiliary Update : AUXILIARY FIREFIGHTER DEPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

Code 2 : v36#2 COMMISSIONER COMMITS TO MAINTAINING FIRE AND RESCUE CHAIN OF COMMAND

In this edition - Following many of you expressing your concern at the changes at DC level and who would be in control of Fire and Rescue operations in the regions (concerns shared by your state office), I have had multiple conversations with Commissioner Leach and provide the following assurances from the Commissioner.

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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