United Firefighters Union Queensland

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Code 2 : v34#38 SAFE CREWING TASK FORCE – AFFECTED BY COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS BUT PROGRESSING

In this edition - Your union and other stakeholders on the QFRS SCTF committee continue to meet monthly.

Auxiliary Update : Auxiliary Update - 13 August 2020

Code 2 : V34#37 QFRS COMMENCE ‘FLEETWAVE’ SHIFT START CHECKS PROCESS

In this edition - Your union has been involved for many months in discussions around the shift from paper based start up checks on appliances, to a new app to be installed on a device that remains with each vehicle.

Code 2 : V34#36 PRESUMPTIVE PTSD LAWS INTRODUCED TO QLD PARLIAMENT

In this edition - In Code 2 Vol: 34 #31 of 24 July 2020 I provided an overview of your union’s work with the state government regarding changes to the workers’ compensation laws to provide for presumption of injury for PTSD injuries with coverage for professional firefighters and auxiliary firefighters, and fire communication officers.

Code 2 : v34#35 FIRE & RESCUE OUTSOURCE STATION OFFICER RECRUITMENT PROCESS TO ROBOTS

In this edition - You may be aware that Fire and Rescue is currently experimenting with rolling out a state-wide recruitment campaign to fill 26 vacant SO roles across 5 regions.

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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