Fire Communication Officers
v35#2 FATIGUE BREAK AFTER OVERTIME
In this edition - This is important information for firefighters, station officers and fire communications officers on the 10/14 continuous shift roster.
V35 #1 CLARIFICATION OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENTS
It would not be the Christmas and New Year period without some confusion regarding what members are entitled to claim on the many public holidays across the period. As a reminder, the relevant public holidays were –
12 April 2022
In this edition - With the Easter period, ANZAC Day and Labour Day almost upon us, I provide the following to UFUQ members to clear up any confusion that may exist regarding what you are entitled to claim on the many upcoming public holidays.
AUXILIARY FIREFIGHTER DEPLOYMENT CONDITIONS
Auxiliary Update - 21 December 2021
In this edition - It would not be the Christmas and New Year period without some confusion regarding what members are entitled to claim on the many public holidays across the period.
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.
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.
v1#1 Hazard alert: air-conditioning ducts with steel wire frame
In this edition - I wish to inform all members of a significant health and safety hazard associated with BA operations when attending structural fires.