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Code 2 : v34#46 QLD GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES THE PSBA EXPERIMENT IS ENDING

In this edition - On Monday 7 September 2020 the Treasurer Mr Dick provided a government economic update. In that update it was announced that all functions of Public Service Business Agency (PSBA) are being ‘folded back’ into One QFES and the QPS, and that the PSBA will be no more.

Code 2 : v34#45 UFUQ PUSH FOR 350 MORE FIREFIGHTERS – (PART 2 of 2)

In this Edition - Here are some reasons why 350 additional firefighters is a good start.

Code 2 : v34#44 UFUQ PUSH FOR 350 MORE FIREFIGHTERS – (PART 1 of 2)

In this edition - WHY? Why has your union asked for immediate funding for an additional 350 professional firefighters (including the requisite number of fire communication officers)?

Code 2 : v34#43 WHY DOES THE PSBA STILL EXIST?!

In this edition - The Public Service Business Agency (PSBA) was a dud from day one, based on a thought bubble in the now completely discredited Keelty Report. It’s still a dud. It was a bad idea and it’s driven bad outcomes in areas like uniforms, procurement, fleet, maintenance and workshops and more.

Auxiliary Update : Auxiliary Update - 31 August 2020

In this edition - You will recall that your award provides for wage rises each year in line with the Queensland QIRC State Wage Case Decision.

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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