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Code Red Senior Officers – Possible Restructure And Ceps

November 30, 2020

UNION INSTRUCTIONS – SENIOR OFFICERS SUB-BRANCH Members of the FBEU Senior Officers Sub Branch (SOSB) met on Friday November 27, 2020. The urgent meeting attended by approximately 80 members of the Branch was called to discuss a number of issues. […]

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Code Red Assist Ambulance – No Chargeable Codes On Afas

November 28, 2020

FRNSW breaks agreement on Assist Ambulance – NO CHARGEABLE CODES ON AFAs Back in September we issued a Code Red regarding Ambulance Assist. We later met with FRNSW who in response to our concerns gave the following undertakings: All Assist Ambulance calls are […]

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Sitrep 47/2020

November 27, 2020

Award Update Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Issues with New Pumpers 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence Work Health and Safety Update Award Update This afternoon your Award Negotiating Group met with the employer. Just prior to the meeting, they […]

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2019-2020 Financial Report

November 27, 2020

The Union’s 2019-2020 Financial Report is now available by clicking here. The Report, which all members are encouraged to read, was prepared by independent auditors Daley Audit and adopted by the State Committee of Management today as a true and fair view […]

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Sitrep 46/2020

November 20, 2020

Bushfire Legislation Passes NSW State Budget E-Recall Review Medical Work Home Safety Fire Visits Relieving SOs Assist Ambulance Bushfire Legislation Passes The Bushfire Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 has now passed after the NSW Legislative Council made significant amendments that will […]

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Award Update #3/2021

November 19, 2020

The FBEU Award Committee met with FRNSW again yesterday. As expected, they informed us that the NSW Government has now instructed them to offer a 0.3% wage increase. We believe this is a slap in the face to our members […]

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Sitrep 45/2020

November 13, 2020

Minister Elliot Fails to Consult on Bushfire Legislation  Yesterday the NSW Legislative Assembly passed the Bushfires Legislation Amendment Bill 2020, despite it only being introduced by the Minister for Emergency Services, David Elliott, Tuesday evening. The legislation is allegedly in […]

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Award 2021 #2

November 13, 2020

This Award round is member led in a way we haven’t seen before. When it comes to your pay and conditions, you determine what we ask for and what action you’re willing to take to get it. To develop our […]

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2020 Agm Results

November 10, 2020

The AGM results are here. This year, with us working hard to keep you and the community safe, we had to do things differently. I’m very happy to tell you that we held more than 100 meetings and nearly 1100 of you attended them. […]

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Sitrep 44/2020

October 30, 2020

AGM Update So far, almost 500 members have attended our AGMs and we’re not even halfway through. We have been committed to AGMs going ahead despite the pandemic, so special arrangements were put in place. Our decision to do things […]

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Fbeu Statement On Bushfires Royal Commission

October 30, 2020

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 […]

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Sitrep 43/2020

October 23, 2020

AGMs and Award Claim  Over the last couple of weeks, more than 120 members joined me in Zoom briefings about the AGMs and the Award, and to take a look at the work of the year behind us and the […]

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