Public safety is in jeopardy as Fire Services in various parts of the world (including areas in Australia) cut budgets, refuse to recruit firefighters or, honour agreed staffing levels and in the case of Aviation Fire & Rescue in Australia endeavour to reduce establishment criteria , either because of funding reductions, apathy, ignorance or political interference; more people are dying or are destined to die as a result. Read on for the latest on this sad and deadly scenario, from our comrades in the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in the U.K.
Congratulations are extended to the West Australian Branch of the UFUA, as they celebrate with a Ball on the magnificent achievement of representing their members for one hundred years in September this year.
Anybody wishing to attend and enjoy the celebrations can contact:email@example.com
The Ball is being held in the Perth Convention Centre on Saturday the 10th of September 2016.
Ticket costs are $180.00 per person and tables of 10 are available.
Politicians please take note: thousands more professional firefighters are needed around Australia, to combat the increasingly devastating effects of climate change.
The full NIEIR report is here.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored – Aldous Huxley.
Not only have Victorian Branch members been without an Enterprise agreement for nearly three years but now the Victorian Government refuses to accept the facts.
The election of National President and National Secretary have been declared. National President Greg Northcott and National Secretary Peter Marshall have been re-elected unopposed.This outcome demonstrates the unwavering solidarity of the National Committee of Management, as they continue to progress the aims of the UFUA, on a national and international basis for all members Australia wide.