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v35#18 TAX TIME - UPDATE YOUR DETAILS

In this edition - This year, your union fee statement will be emailed to your personal email address. Please ensure that your email address is up to date along with any other changes such as change of address or any of your contact details including station, rank, and bank account details. Please forward your changes to [email protected], update on our website here or contact your union office directly on 1800 816 589.

v35#14 PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI NOW LAW

In this edition - On 12 May 2021, I reported to members that the Queensland Parliament passed amendments to Queensland’s workers’ compensation laws to include presumptive legislation for PTSI for Firefighters and Fire Communications Officers.

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.

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.

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.

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