Sitrep 47/2022

August 26, 2022
Award update Members were advised in our last update regarding both the Retained and Permanent Awards that we were awaiting the Department to finalise government approval to put an offer to resolve the Awards. This offer would be for one-year Awards […]
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Sitrep 46/2022

August 19, 2022
FRNSW Promote Station Closures at Parliament   FRNSW representatives have been spotted doing-the-rounds at parliament, promoting the yet to be introduced orders regarding station closures (TOL’ing). A document produced by FRNSW for Parliament ‘Operational Risk Management’ can be found here. […]
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Sitrep 45 Of 2022

August 12, 2022
Parliamentary inquiry into the 2022 flooding In SitRep 30/2022, we advised you of our submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the 2022 Lismore and Hawkesbury floods, which you can find here. As advised in SitRep 34/2022 , the FBEU was invited to present […]
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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 41/2022

July 8, 2022
World Health Organisation declares Firefighting a ‘cancer-causing’ Profession   The WHO’s International Agency of Research on Cancer (IARC) has last week officially declared that our work as Firefighters is carcinogenic to humans, a move that leaves no room for complacency for […]
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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 38/2022

June 27, 2022
NSW Teachers Strike this Thursday This Thursday members from both the NSW Teachers Federation and the Independent Education Union will stop work across the state over unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries. FBEU members are encouraged to attend and show support. […]
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