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Sitrep 1/2021

January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Restrictions Over the Christmas/New Year period there was a bit of confusion surrounding some COVID-related issues. We have consulted with FRNSW through the COVID-19 IMT to try and resolve this. Meals We had a lot of inquiries regarding when […]

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Sitrep 53/2020

December 30, 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions  As most members would know, COVID-19 locations are growing. Since last SitRep, four stations have been taken offline for deep cleaning and numerous firefighters have been sent for COVID-19 tests. Accordingly, from 0800hrs Thursday 31 December 2020 Metropolitan […]

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Sitrep 52/2020

December 23, 2020

2020 – The Year That Was Zoom Meetings Update Christmas/New Year Consolidated Period COVID-19 Update Office Christmas and New Year Shutdown 2020 – The Year That Was Needless to say, 2020 has been quite the year. I won’t go into […]

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Sitrep 51/2020

December 20, 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions As reported in SitRep 50 both FRNSW and the FBEU have been monitoring the growing COVID-19 cluster on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and the now growing number of other locations. Accordingly: Metropolitan East 2 are to adhere to Levels […]

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Sitrep 50/2020

December 18, 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions Office Christmas and New Year Shutdown Award Update COVID-19 Restrictions With the growing COVID-19 cluster on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, talks with the Department overnight and today have led to the attached restrictions for ME2. These restrictions have been […]

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Sitrep 49/2020

December 11, 2020

Assist Ambulance Bans Lifted Following action taken by members, FRNSW has backed down on their decision to unilaterally walk away from agreements reached with the FBEU about consultation regarding Assist Ambulance. We welcome the decision of FRNSW to return to […]

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Sitrep 48/2020

December 4, 2020

End of Year Virtual Event Award Update First Meeting of Health and Safety Committee Retained Attendance Management Code Reds End of Year Virtual Event Wednesday 16 December 1830hrs – 1930hrs Registrations are open but spaces are limited: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5KGXR6C This year we […]

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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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