Retained Meeting: 19 Oct

October 18, 2022

  Retained Zoom Meeting 19 October 2022 at 1800hrs All Retained members are being notified that a Union Meeting will be held as follows: When:      Wednesday, 19 October 2022 Time:        1800 hours FBEU Retained Sub-Branch Secretary Rob […]

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Sitrep 53/2022

October 14, 2022

FBEU and FRNSW hold first Joint Consultative Committee As members might recall, as part of the settlement of the Awards, the FBEU negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding with FRNSW for the establishment of a Joint Consultative Committee meeting to provide […]

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Sitrep 52/2022

October 5, 2022

SitRep 52/2022 Public-facing campaign launch – When time’s not on your side Today, the FBEU launch a new advertising campaign consisting of TV, radio, online and print media. Endorsed by Delegates at the recent FBEU Delegates Conference, material will be […]

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Notice Of 2022 Agm

October 2, 2022

Dear Members,  Notice of 2022 Annual General Meeting   The Union’s 112th Annual General Meetings are to be held between Monday 31 October to Tuesday 8 November 2022.    Members are reminded that as per Rule 11, the opening section […]

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Sitrep 51/2022 – Award Update

September 28, 2022

Good afternoon, FBEU is pleased to advise that this morning Wednesday 28 September 2022, the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW, made the following awards with the consent of both FRNSW and FBEU: Crown Employees (Fire and Rescue NSW Permanent Firefighting […]

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Sitrep 50/2022

September 23, 2022

Underpayment of Overtime – Response from FRNSW Since July, we have been representing several members on the underpayment of overtime who have undertaken staybacks after completing recalls to duty. Under the Permanent Award, members should be paid at double time […]

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Sitrep 49/2022

September 16, 2022

2022 Delegate’s Conference – stronger together The much-anticipated Delegates’ Conference has just finished in Sydney, and we’re proud to report a huge turnout and overwhelmingly positive support for the for the Union’s plan to put professional firefighters back on the […]

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Sitrep 48/2022

September 9, 2022

Budget Estimates Last Friday on the 2 September, MLC Mark Buttigieg and MLC Adam Searle led the questioning of Minister Steph Cooke and Commissioner Baxter at the Budget Estimates Committee. Many issues were discussed across the course of the day. […]

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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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