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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)

Code 2 : v35#29 MEDIA ARTICLE GROSSLY MISREPRESENTS BLUECARD STATISTICS FOR ‘FIRIES’

In this edition - I know you’re aware that for some years your union has been working to maintain the identity and tradition of your professional firefighting roles. This includes protecting your uniform, rank, insignia, the protection of the use of the red trucks, and so much more. And it includes ensuring someone who is called a firefighter (or a firie) actually is one.

Code 2 : v35#28 PRELIMINARY INFORMATION ABOUT UFUQ LOCAL BRANCH REPRESENTATIVE ELECTIONS

In this edition - **THIS CODE 2 INCLUDES GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE UPCOMING ELECTION FOR UFUQ LOCAL BRANCHES AND DOES NOT REQUIRE YOU TO TAKE ANY ACTION.**

Code 2 : v35#27 INDEPENDENT QFES STRUCTURE REVIEW – UPDATE

In this edition - You will recall that Minister Ryan announced in December 2020 that he had called for an external and independent review of QFES to find out ‘what works, what doesn’t, and what can work better’.

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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