The public campaign by the UFU for the ACT Government to honour its election commitments for a properly planned, resourced and staffed fire and rescue service is underway again. UFU firefighters have identified 4 priorities for the Budget. You can read more about these priorities and join in the campaign to convince the government of the need for more effective resourcing … [Read more...]
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The latest Signal 7 is available here: Signal 7 21 December 2017 It includes items on Bushfire and Storm Enhanced Crewing, personal protective clothing and the UFU ACT's submission to the ACT Budget 2018-19 process. … [Read more...]
The UFU ACT Branch, representing the industrial and professional interests of career firefighters in the ACT, has made a submission to the ACT Government advocating some high priority initiatives for funding in the 2018-19 Budget. These cover issues such as the recruitment of firefighters to address shortages, the purchase of a new pumper-aerial appliance, building of a new … [Read more...]
This notice foreshadows the establishment of a Retired Members' Division of the United Firefighters' Union - ACT Branch in line with Rule 87 of the Rules of the UFU. Consistent with Regulation 126 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009, notice is hereby given of an alteration to the rules of the United Firefighters' Union - ACT Branch to establish a … [Read more...]
On 28 September 2017, the Branch Committee of Management of the UFU ACT agreed to establish a Retired Members Division. This initiative requires a change to the Branch Rules. Under existing UFU ACT Branch Rule 87, unless objections are received by 26 October 2017 the rule change will take effect. The notice about this change is … [Read more...]