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Code 2 : v35#4 UPDATE: FURTHER PROGRESS TOWARDS PRESUMPTIVE LEGISLATION FOR PTSI

In this edition - As you will recall, on 14 December 2020, I provided an update to members on the progress of the Bill currently before the Queensland Parliament that proposes to modify Queensland’s workers compensation laws to include presumptive legislation for Post-traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI).

Code 2 : v35#3 UFUQ STATE EXECUTIVE AND STATE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS

In this edition - The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has determined the dates for the elections for the Executive and Committee of Management positions of the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia, Union of Employees, Queensland.

Code 2 : 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.

Auxiliary Update : 14 January 2021

In this edition - As you will recall, in the period 16 March 2020 to 14 May 2020, QFRS instructed all auxiliary firefighters not to attend training nights due to mandatory shutdowns related to control of COVID-19.

Code 2 : Code 2 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 –

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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