Sitrep 26/2019

October 18, 2019

Award Discussions Commence Tamworth Australasian Firefighter Championships and Visits in Western NSW and City Award Discussions Commence As reported in SitRep 24 the first Award discussion was held last week. The Department has put forward a number of ideas for […]

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Sitrep 25/2019

October 12, 2019

Dispute currently before the Industrial Relations Commission Our organising team out and about Last chance: Conferences  Dispute currently before the Industrial Relations Commission On Wednesday FRNSW published In-Order 19/20, which rescinded In-Order 08/22. See SitRep 24/2019. The Union lodged a […]

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Sitrep 24/2019

October 9, 2019

It’s on: Budget Cuts Bite as Department Bends and the Bush Burns. Earlier today, as professional firefighters join volunteers assessing the impact of the fires which are devastating towns and communities in northern NSW, Fire and Rescue NSW rescinded In Order […]

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Sitrep 23/2019

October 4, 2019

Couriers of Firefighters? 2019 AGM Conferences and Events  Couriers or firefighters? The FBEU office has recently had reports of crews being TOLed to courier uniforms and for other deliveries. This is unacceptable. When crews are taken-off-line to do deliveries we […]

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Sitrep 22/2019

September 27, 2019

Rescinding In-Orders 08/22 Northern Rivers Wage Book Inspections Colleen Cotto   Rescinding In-Orders 08/22  The State Committee of Management was addressed by the Department this week to discuss their proposal to rescind in orders 08/22. Despite the rhetoric that this […]

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Sitrep 21/2019

September 20, 2019

Government tells councils to cite terrorism to keep flammable cladding locations secret. Emergency Services Coalition Dubbo Meeting Budget cuts leading to safety cuts – 08/22   Government tells councils to cite terrorism to keep flammable cladding locations secret Earlier this […]

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Sitrep 20/2019

September 12, 2019

HFSV – Bans to be lifted Deregulation Climate Strike On the road   HFSV – Bans to be lifted   Today in a hearing in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission, Commissioner Constant made the following orders: The Fire Brigade Employees’ […]

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Sitrep 19/2019

September 5, 2019

  UPDATE ON HFSV DISPUTE – BANS STILL IN PLACE The bans on Home Fire Safety Visits are still in place as the dispute remains in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission. The dispute was listed for hearing on 2 September […]

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Sitrep 18/2019

August 31, 2019

  Tweed Heads, Seven Hills and plenty in between The week organisers Georgie and Max have visited a number of stations in Regional North, Metro North and Metro West. The organising team is meeting with members in stations and towns […]

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Sitrep 17/2019

August 22, 2019

Another Rex another Roaring Success Recent media article – A message from Leighton Who voted Liberal? Safe and effective minimum crewing targeted after budget cuts Another Rex another roaring success This week members gathered at Darling Harbour for the fifth Rex […]

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Sitrep 16/2019

August 16, 2019

Regional Special Roster Positions Operation Shaken Fury Payment Organisers on the Road Don’t tell a firie… Investigations and the importance of maintaining confidentiality The Rex… It’s this coming Monday! Regional Special Roster Positions Over the past couple of weeks, concerned […]

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Sitrep 15/2019

August 8, 2019

Home Fire Safety Audits The Union was again in NSW Industrial Relations Commission yesterday for an arbitrated hearing before Commissioner Constant about the Home Fire Safety Visits. The Union is relying on the Work Health Safety provisions in the Award […]

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