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THREDBO SNOWFIELDS INCIDENT RETAINED FIREFIGHTER ENTITLEMENTS

On 18 August 1997 the Manager Operational Personnel released a memorandum to all NSWFB staff regarding entitlements for staff in attendance at the Thredbo Snowfields incident. The memorandum simply…

JOB-SECURITY DISPUTE – UPDATE

The Commissioner NSWFB today issued a deliberately misleading notice under the heading “DUTY OF CARE”. Frankly, that notice is as wrong as it is offensive. The facts surrounding the actual…

SITREP No. 21/2010

Inside this issue: Heard it through the grapevine? SOPP Backflip Recruit dispute update Heard it through the grapevine? This last year has been a difficult time for the Brigades. The…

SITREP No. 17/2010

In this issue: Why the 40km/h go slow just wont stick Notice of Rule Amendments The Department’s Secret Police RFS promotes mass murderer to Captain of a Bush Fire Brigade…

Controversy over the February SGM

The Union’s Special General Meeting scheduled for 10 am on Wednesday 21st February in the Trades Hall – Goulburn Street Sydney is likely to be one of the more controversial…

RFSA call is a diversion

Bogus RFSA yelps over Union Code 2 notice The Rural Fire Service Association – the unrepresentative lackeys of Rosehill – this week issued a media release attacking your Union’s 7…

Award dispute update #13

Progress made on backpay dispute, bans to be lifted The dispute returned to the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) today following yesterday’s threat by the Union to escalate the current bans….

SITREP No. 35/2010

Inside this issue: Country Inspector vacancies dispute update – bans lifted Recruit training win update Diversity – and Unity – in the NSWFB Country Inspector vacancies dispute update – bans…

Installation of smoke alarms

The Union has received numerous calls from members regarding the installation of smoke alarms, and whether or not members are expected and/or required to undertake this work.We draw your attention…