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March 22, 2021

Fire Brigade Employees’ Union calling for greater resources in response to climate change related natural disasters “The FBEU is calling on the NSW government for increased resources in response to climate change related disasters including bushfires and floods,” said Leighton […]

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Sitrep 12/2021

March 19, 2021

Budet Estimates Health Checks Retained Working Group HFSV and “Medical” Risk Assessments April Delegate Zoom Meetings State of the Stations Audits FBEU State Committee Election Budget Estimates Last Friday the Minister for Emergency Services and the Commissioner of Fire and […]

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Sitrep 11/2021

March 18, 2021

24 Hour Shifts Under Threat? SO Reliever Dispute – J and Z Relieving PAD Update 24 Hour Shifts Under Threat? We have received a number of inquiries and reports from members about the 24 hour rosters being under threat. This […]

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Sitrep 10/2021

March 12, 2021

Budget Estimates SO Reliever and Filling Country Vacancies Dispute Review of LF and SO Promotional Programs State of the Stations Audits FBEU State Committee Elections Budget Estimates Both the Minister for Emergency Services and the Commissioner of Fire and Rescue […]

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Sitrep 9/2021

March 5, 2021

Award Update Member win – working in excess of 24 consecutive hours Home Fire Safety Visits Assist Ambulance Personal Protective Clothing HSR Monthly Briefings Back State of the Stations Audits FBEU State Committee Elections Award Update Our Award claims are […]

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Sitrep 8/2021

February 26, 2021

Award Update 8 Hour Break For Recalls COVID-19 Vaccinations Call and Dispatch Review Missing Health and Safety State of the Stations Audits FBEU State Committee Elections Oran Park’s Missing Fire Station Award Update As indicated in SitRep 7/2021, this week […]

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2021 Fbeu State Committee Of Management Election Notice

February 23, 2021

The NSW Electoral Commission is conducting this year’s election of the FBEU State Committee of Management. You can find the Electoral Commission’s election notice here. Please display this on your notice board for all members in your station/workplace to see. […]

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Sitrep 7/2021

February 19, 2021

Award Update Home Fire Safety Visits e-Recall Review Authorised Duties State of the Stations FBEU State Committee Election Award Update Last year, members voted on a log of claims and we have pursued this throughout our negotiations with FRNSW. In […]

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Sitrep 6/2021

February 12, 2021

COVID-19 Update Underpayments for Retained Fixed Meal and Refreshment Allowances Back Paid Fix Our Fire Service: State of the Stations FBEU State Committee Elections COVID-19 Update COVID-19 restriction levels are being updated effective 1800hrs tonight, Friday 12 February 2021: All […]

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Award 2021 #4

February 6, 2021

As reported in SitRep 3/2021, we have been waiting for the formal 2021 Award offer from FRNSW for over two weeks. It finally came through late yesterday afternoon. The “offer” can be found here. You will note it is dated […]

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Sitrep 5/2021

February 5, 2021

Fix Our Fire Service: State of the Stations Audit Health Checks e-Recall Review Member Wins in Dispute FBEU State Committee Elections Fix Our Fire Service: State of the Stations Audit This week the FBEU is launching the first part of […]

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Media Release

February 1, 2021

COVID-19 makes life different, but our job stays the same This op-ed was published in the Newcastle Herald 30 January 2021 It’s been a year since Black Summer. A year since 24 to 40 million hectares of land burned across […]

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