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”
The UFUA congratulates the Victorian Branch for their exceptional efforts in mitigating the risks of occupational cancer for Firefighters. Whilst we have fought hard to have PFAS chemicals removed from firefighting, no-one can undo the suffering caused by exposure to … Read the rest “Fiskville Redress Scheme”