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Sitrep 44 Of 2022

August 5, 2022
Defunding of Resilience NSW  On Thursday 4th August, 2GB radio announced the imminent defunding of Resilience NSW, although at the time of publication, no official statement on the agency’s future had been issued by the NSW Government. Given the alarming […]
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Sitrep 43/2022

July 29, 2022
COVID-19 Risk Assessment Case – FRNSW commit to no terminations while the matter is ongoing Our case regarding the proposed changes to FRNSW’s COVID-19 risk assessment is ongoing. The FBEU is maintaining our position before the IRC that unvaccinated employees […]
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Sitrep 42/2022

July 22, 2022
  FRNSW’s inaction around World Health Organisation decision a literal ‘cover-up’  Members will recall, the recent WHO International Agency of Research on Cancer (IARC) declaration of Firefighting as a cancer-causing occupation, and the FBEU’s attempt to engage FRNSW around this […]
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Sitrep 40/2022

July 4, 2022
Interim Resolution to Health Checks Dispute – Code Red to Lift  Following a discussion between the FBEU and FRNSW last week we have agreed to an interim resolution regarding our disputes on the Health Checks process. While this interim resolution […]
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Sitrep 39/2022

June 29, 2022
Award Update and Industrial Action Committee FBEU and FRNSW were due to return to the IRC on Monday for further conciliation regarding new Permanent, Retained and D&D Awards. Unfortunately, the IRC had to cancel the listing as the Commissioner was […]
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Sitrep 37/2022

June 26, 2022
FBEU Delegates Conference 15 & 16 September – Save the Date  As previously advised the FBEU will be holding a delegates’ conference for all delegates. This conference will be an opportunity for delegates and HSRs to come together face to […]
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Sitrep 36/2022

June 22, 2022
NSW BUDGET ANNOUCEMENT – FRNSW THE FORGOTTEN SERVICE  In Sitrep 33, we said the proof will be in the pudding. This budget, FRNSW were either going to stand-up and advocate for Professional Firefighters or they were going to fall short, letting […]
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Sitrep 35/2022

June 17, 2022
FBEU Provides Feedback to FRNSW – COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT V.4 As previously advised to members, FRNSW circulated their proposed updated Covid-19 risk assessment (version 4) seeking feedback from the FBEU. The FBEU have provided a response which can be found […]
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Sitrep 18/2022

April 5, 2022
AWARD UPDATE  As Members may have seen from FRNSW emails regarding Award negotiations, the FBEU have indeed proposed a Medical First Response clause in response to the claim by the Department to implement an allowance to Members performing PAD work.  […]
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