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 […]
Tasmania Branch News
Superannuation in TFS
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 […]
UFU Election Report 2021
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 […]
UFUA Tasmania FAQ on pfas foams
UFUA BULLETIN #021
International Firefighters Day push for greater cancer protection for firefighters. With a link to today’s media release as well as a summary of new cancer research , please read the latest Bulletin by clicking here.The post UFUA BULLETIN #021 ap…
UFUA BULLETIN #020
Call for nominations for National Work Health and Safety Co-ordinator.
Branch Secretaries have been asked by the National Executive to provided nominations to fill the position of National WHS Co-ordinator. To read more on the role and appointment …
UFUA BULLETIN #019
The Tasmanian Government announced last week that it would follow the lead set by the Commonwealth and ACT in November last year, by adding 8 cancers to the list covered by presumptive legislation. To read more about the latest developments … Re…
Tasmania Becomes the First State to Extend Cancer Protection for Professional Firefighters
The UFUA has welcomed the Tasmanian Government’s historic decision to expand cancer protection for professional firefighters. To read the media release issued in recognition of this milestone, please click here.The post Tasmania Becomes the First…
UFUA BULLETIN #018
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 … …
WHS Issue Resolution Procedure
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 […]
UFUA Bulletin #34 Further Update
Further to UFUA Bulletin #34 a declaration and Application for consent to the alteration of the eligibility rules of an organization has been lodged with the Fair Work Commission – 20 Oct 2020.
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UFUA Bulletin #34 Update
Further to UFUA Bulleting #34 a declaration and notice of authorisation of rule changes has been lodged with the Fair Work Commission – 16 October 2020.
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National Bulletin 034 – UFUA Rule Changes
The United Firefighters Union of Australia (UFUA) National Committee of Management has adopted changes to the UFUA rules on 15 September 2020.
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National Bulletin #28 – UFUA National Committee Meeting a Resounding Success
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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