Wages & Conditions

Death & Disability Award

The Crown Employees (NSW Fire Brigades Firefighting Staff Death and Disability) Award 2015 (covering permanent and retained firefighter members) is operative from 20 February 2015 until 21 February 2017.

Members are also encouraged to visit the Death and Disability Superannuation Fund website at www.nswfiresuper.com.au/nfs/index.aspx


Meal & Travel Allowances

Below is a copy of the current meal and travel allowances effective on and from 1 July 2017.

For earlier meal and travel rates please contact the Union Office via the Industrial Inquiry form.


Permanent Award

The Crown Employees (Fire and Rescue NSW Permanent Firefighting Staff) Award 2017 (covering permanent firefighter members) is operative from 17 February 2017 to 16 February 2020.

Attendance Management Policy

A full copy of the new AMP, as produced in Commissioner’s Orders 2012/26 and in accordance with a decision of the Full Bench of the Industrial Relations Commission.

The Union has also prepared an guide for members which answers some frequently asked questions.


Retained Award

The Crown Employees (Fire and Rescue Retained Firefighting Staff) Award 2016 (covering retained firefighter members) is operative from 17 February 2017 to 16 February 2020.


Previous Awards

D&D Awards

Below are copies of the D&D awards previously posted to this site.

Previous Permanent Awards

Below are copies of permanent awards previously posted to this site.

Retained Awards

Below are copies of retained awards previously posted to this site.


If you are unable to open the .pdf (Acrobat) documents referred to above, you can click on this link to download Acrobat Reader for free.

Members who are still unable to access the document should email the Union at office@fbeu.net.