Fire Brigade Employees’ Union calling for greater resources in response to climate change related natural disasters “The FBEU is calling on the NSW government for increased resources in response to climate change related disasters including bushfires and floods,” said Leighton […]
COVID-19 makes life different, but our job stays the same This op-ed was published in the Newcastle Herald 30 January 2021 It’s been a year since Black Summer. A year since 24 to 40 million hectares of land burned across […]
Media Statement Fire Brigade Employees’ Union statement on Bushfires Royal Commission The professional firefighters’ unions of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia are today challenging the Prime Minister to answer why professional firefighters, who provided critical support […]
Firefighters welcome Berejiklian Govt’s fire levy backdown
The Fire Brigade Employees’ Union of NSW (FBEU), has welcomed the Premier’s announcement today that the Government’s controversial Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) has been postponed indefinitely.
Firefighters' Union calls for more women in job
The 6,200 member Fire Brigade Employees’ Union of NSW (FBEU), which has a long-standing commitment to diversity, is calling on the Baird Government to ensure that more women are employed in this year's firefighter recruitment campaign.
Firefighters have welcomed a resource boost of 40 additional staff and five new bushfire-fighting appliances, saying it will provide a boost in emergency situations as well as reducing the number of fire stations temporarily shut due to staffing shortages.