December 24, 2002

The Union Office will close for its annual Christmas/New Year break at midday today, Tuesday 24 December and resume operations on Thursday 2 January. Read more…

December 20, 2002

Inside this issue:

  • D&D dispute update
  • Meals and allowances
  • Recalls over the Xmas/New Year period
  • Union bans lifted
  • Nurses 6% wage rise Read more…
December 19, 2002

The following article concerning the RFS Commissioner appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald’s “Bushfires, Your safety guide” today, Thursday 19 December 2002. Read more…

December 5, 2002

The government needs to settle the fire strikes as much as the FBU

Seumas Milne
The Guardian
Thursday December 5, 2002 Read more…

December 5, 2002

Sydney – The Sydney AGM will be held at Trades Hall Auditorium, Goulburn Street Sydney, commencing at 9.00am on Thursday 12 December. Read more…

November 21, 2002

Bogus RFSA yelps over Union Code 2 notice

The Rural Fire Service Association – the unrepresentative lackeys of Rosehill – this week issued a media release attacking your Union’s 7 week old direction to no longer accept Code 2’s from the RFS. A copy of their media release follows below for the information (and amusement) of members. Read more…

November 16, 2002

John O’Farrell
Saturday November 16, 2002
The Guardian Read more…

November 16, 2002

A survey of citizens’ opinions on the national firefighters’ strike appeared in the UK’s The Timestoday. The subtle yet deliberate wording chosen reveals just how parochial the “independent” press can be. Read more…

November 15, 2002

“On behalf of the professional firefighters of NSW I convey our Union’s full and unqualified support for the FBU’s current struggle for wage justice and trade union rights.”

Read more…

November 12, 2002

UK firefighters – National strike certain

British firefighters are almost certain to walk out for 48 hours from tomorrow night after the “independent” review into their wages and conditions yesterday handed down an interim report which could only be described as an insult. Read more…

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