The election to fill the vacant positions for the Queensland Branch Committee of Management (BCOM) was completed at the end of last month, with six nominations being received for the seven positions available. To read more on the election and … Read the rest “UFUA BULLETIN #018”
Members are advised that Regulations adding 8 further cancers to Commonwealth firefighter presumptive laws took effect on 17 December 2022. The new cancers and the relevant qualifying periods can be found in Bulletin #017, available to read by clicking here
This year’s National Committee of Management (NCOM) conference had the theme ‘Remembering our past protecting our future’. Consistent with that theme, NCOM were privileged to hear from two life members and founders of the UFUA, Wayne Berry and Rod Knowles. … Read the rest “UFUA BULLETIN #016”
Australia is set to lead the world as the Australian Parliament prepares to add eight new cancers to presumptive legislation for firefighters, including for the first time, cancers specifically impacting women. To read more, please click here for UFUA Bulletin … Read the rest “UFUA BULLETIN #015”
Videos of three guest speakers from our NCOM conference earlier this month who contributed to a presentation on PFAS have been uploaded here on the National website. To read more, please read Bulletin #014 by clicking here
Recent developments in relation to firefighter presumptive cancer laws undermine the scientific basis for the legislation. Undermining the scientific basis in turn creates a very real risk that workers compensation for occupational cancer will be contested Click here to read … Read the rest “UFUA BULLETIN #011”
Peter Marshall, UFUA Victoria Branch Secretary and former National Secretary, addresses the National Committee of Management on threats to firefighter cancer laws.
Gavin Marshall, who served 16 years in the Australian Senate and played a key role in the passage … Read the rest “Firefighter Cancer Laws At Risk”