The UFUA Tasmania Branch Annual General Meeting will be at 1230 on Friday 10 November 2023 in Training Room 2, State Headquarters. An agenda and […]
Tasmania Branch News
The Firefighting Industry Agreement expired in June 2021 and a new agreement was not registered until 6 March 2023. Tasmanian Firefighters are the lowest paid […]
Introduction In 2006, TFS reduced superannuation payments for new employees to the minimum superannuation guarantee level, which at the time of writing is now 10%. […]
A number of UFU members have expressed disappointment that they do not see their values reflected by the current group of Labor MPs. The Branch […]
Congratulations to those elected to the Branch Committee of Management (BCOM) and thank you to those of you who served during the previous term. BCOM […]
Firefighter Presumptive Cancer Precedent. Noting that the Commonwealth presumptive cancer laws set a template for laws across Australia, this National Bulletin features an important case with far reaching implications. It demonstrates the importance of…
Through the UFUA’s membership of the Global Alliance of Firefighting Unions, we were invited to attend and present at the International Association of Firefighters’ (IAFF) Redmond Symposium/Barbera Conference in New York, during August 2023…
The United Firefighters Union has welcomed the Tasmanian Rockcliff Government’spromise to add uterine cancer to presumptive legislation for professional firefighters, thevery first jurisdiction to add this cancer both in Australia and across the world….
The Tasmanian Rockcliff Government has promised to add uterine cancer to the presumptive legislation for professional firefighters, increasing the number of cancers covered in Tasmania to 21 – believed to be the highest number of cancers covered …
Western Australia has committed to follow the lead of the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments by expanding the number of cancers covered by presumptive legislation from 12 to 20. We congratulate the Western Australian Branch on this outstanding resu…
The Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (Tas) contain a default WHS Issue Resolution Process that must be followed unless another compliant process is agreed upon. Summary of Default Procedure: This applies where there is disagreement regarding WHS, including action taken when a hazard or incident report is submitted. It’s important to include the following details about […]
Climate action resolution, UFUA legislative agenda update and more This week, the National Delegates of the United Firefighters Union of Australia (National Union) met in Canberra, ACT for its annual National Committee of Management meeting. Read the bulletin in full
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