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January 2023 Sgm Dates, Times And Locations; Sgm Agenda

January 27, 2023

A printable version of this document can be downloaded here   January/February SGM Meeting Dates The first Special General Meeting will be held at 0900hrs Monday, 30 January at The Teachers Federation Auditorium and the closing meeting will be held […]

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Sydney Metro Capitulate To Fbeu Members In Major Backflip

January 27, 2023

As a result of significant member-driven efforts, Sydney Metro will now re-design the Sydney Metro West & Western Sydney Airport rail tunnels to facilitate safe work practices for Firefighters and other emergency services personnel, at a cost of approx. $100 […]

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Sitrep 4/2023: Latest Award Drafts; Sgm Dates

January 24, 2023

Award Log of Claims update – latest versions and SGMs Following a meeting of SCOM last week we can advise that your State Committee have now endorsed latest versions of the Log of Claims for the Permanent, Retained and D&D […]

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Sitrep 3/2023: Vaccination Policy Update; Firefighters Left Out Of Key Housing Affordability Scheme.

January 20, 2023

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Update Further to our previous Sitrep regarding the Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, FBEU has been advised by FRNSW that they will be sending a communication to those currently under investigation with updates on the matter, most likely by […]

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Sitrep 2/2023: Vaccination Policy Decision Handed Down; Fire Brigades Super Annual Meeting

January 18, 2023

FRNSW COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Decision handed down by the IRC This afternoon the Industrial Relations Commission handed down its decision regarding FRNSW Covid-19 vaccination policy. In this decision although the Commission found some difficulties with the policy, it was determined ultimately that the policy is lawful […]

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Sitrep 1/2023 – Welcome To 2023, And Log Of Claims

January 6, 2023

Happy New Year Happy New Year to all our members. We hope you had a happy and relaxed Christmas and New Year period. We’re looking forward to a productive and successful 2023 with the help of our members. Draft Log […]

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Sitrep 63/2022: Frnsw’s State Election Message; Draft Log Of Claims; Public Holiday Pay And A Christmas Message From Us

December 23, 2022

FRNSW’s State Election Message  Yesterday, you would have received email correspondence from the Commissioner concerning “political neutrality” during the upcoming NSW State Election.  Whilst the email addresses the limitations around firefighters’ capacity to partake in political conversations as a FRNSW […]

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Sitrep 62/2022: Meeting With The Premier; Sydney Metro; Last Scom Meeting For 2022 And The Commissioner’s Fading Memory

December 16, 2022

FBEU Meeting with Premier Perrottet  The FBEU met with Premier Dominic Perrottet earlier this week, to discuss a wide range of issues that are crucial to our membership. I was pleased that the Premier was willing to consider most of […]

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Sitrep 61/2022 – Awards Gazetted, Metro Cross-tunnel Update, Presumptive Cancer Legislation

December 2, 2022

Awards gazetted by IRC Today, the Permanent, Retained and D&D Awards were gazetted by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission. They are now legally binding. You can access each Award below, and the copies on the FBEU website have been updated. […]

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Sitrep 60/2022 – Metro Tunnel Issues Continue; Frnsw Breaches Safework Reporting Requirements; Log Of Claims Summary

November 25, 2022

Log of Claims – Member Meetings Complete and Survey Closed As members would be aware, we recently held meetings across the membership for members to provide input into the log of claims being developed for the next round of Award […]

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Sitrep 59/2022 – Metro Tunnel Safety Concerns, Minister’s Smoke And Mirrors, Current Irc Cases

November 18, 2022

FBEU Highlights Major Safety Flaw with Sydney Metro Project Cross-Passage Tunnels  As you may have seen across media this morning, we recently became aware of a significant safety concern regarding cross-passage spacing in the Sydney Metro rail tunnel projects which […]

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Sitrep 58/2022: Agm Results, Country Officer Allowances, Log Of Claims Meetings

November 11, 2022

AGM results This last week has seen the 112thAnnual General Meetings held all around the state with the final meeting held at 92 Stn St Andrews.  It was great to listen to the discussion and debates raised at these meetings […]

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