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Instruction To All Members: O2ba & Fitness Assessments Banned

February 5, 1996
At it’s meeting of 30th January, 1996 the Union’s State Committee of Management considered the question of firefighter voluntary physical fitness assessments and the more specific question of revised medical assessments for O2BA (BG174) qualified operators.
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Meeting & Telephone Link Up To Discuss Department’s Position Over Payment Of New Communications Allowance For Relievers And Payment To Operators At Turvey Park, Albury, Gosford And Katoomba

January 19, 1996
Distributed to:  State Fire Command Alexandria, Newcastle, Wollongong, Gosford, Katoomba, Albury, Turvey Park, Lismore As reported previously, the Union and the Department met on 22 December, 1995 to discuss the mechanism for paying the agreed new allowances in Communications Centres […]
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Clarification Of Payment For Relief Operators – Wollongong And Newcastle Comms.

January 19, 1996
Re: Meeting & Telephone Link Up to Discuss Department’s Position over payment of new Communications Allowance for Relievers and payment to Operators at Turvey Park, Albury, Gosford and Katoomba
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Administrative Work Bans In Place From 1/1/96, Application In Communications

January 19, 1996
Given the unique nature of communications (alongside various other specialist divisions of the Brigades), members from comms centres have contacted the Union office seeking direction on the application of the UFUA national administrative bans within communications centres.
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Vic. Dispute-what’s At Stake?

January 16, 1996
The dispute between the United Firefighters Union of Australia and the Kennett Government is ongoing, with the parties seeming no closer to reaching agreement now than five months ago. However, members should be aware that the national bans are not […]
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84 Stn Macquarie Fields On 10/14, The Facts

January 16, 1996
The bogus Retained Firefighters Federation has launched an unprecedented attack on the Union, Department and Government for the joint decision to upgrade 84 stn. to S/O and three permanent staff on the 10/14 roster.
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Firies On The Cavalcade To Canberra

August 5, 1995
On Monday 19 August, Firefighters from NSW, Victoria and the ACT, together with thousands of other workers will converge on Parliament House Canberra to demonstrate to the Howard Government that their unAustralian Industrial Relations Act is unacceptable.
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