April 13, 2017
  • Easter Sunday – Retained members
  • Easter Sunday – Permanent members
  • Updates from SITREP 14

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April 7, 2017
  • RBRP threatens Retained system – update #2
  • AFA response – two or none?
  • Berejiklian’s billion dollar new tax – Update #1
  • North Coast floods and Cyclone Debbie

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March 29, 2017
  1. Many home owners will pay more
  2. The Government will pay less
  3. The Government is hiding the truth
  4. The cost is being shifted from business to residents
  5. The cost proportions do not reflect the users of the services
  6. The FESL severs the current link between contributions and risk / property value
  7. Multiple base rates are unjustified and unfair
  8. The costs can be changed year to year
  9. Local government is still involved
  10. The Monitor must remain

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March 29, 2017

Berejikian’s new billion dollar tax

The Berejiklian Government claims its new Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) is not new, just fairer.

Neither is true. Read more…

March 17, 2017
  • Fire and Emergency Services Levy
  • New Minister
  • Review of workers’ comp scheme – update #1

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March 3, 2017
  • Wages up in this week’s pay
  • Authorised Duties hours now an Award right
  • Contamination of FRNSW training sites – update #3

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February 27, 2017

Inside this issue:

  • Rejected Permanent Award – some things worth keeping
  • Review of rejected On-Call Allowance
  • Newcastle Communications Centre
  • FWC shafts workers on penalty rates
  • Berejiklian’s banking buddies’ budget breakout

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February 17, 2017

Inside this issue:

  • February SGM wrap-up
  • Meeting processes

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February 16, 2017
  • February SGM results
  • New Awards made this afternoon

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February 15, 2017
  • February SGM agenda Q2 amended
  • Revised Permanent Award proposal

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