On 28 September 2017, the Branch Committee of Management of the UFU ACT agreed to establish a Retired Members Division. This initiative requires a change to the Branch Rules. Under existing UFU ACT Branch Rule 87, unless objections are received by 26 October 2017 the rule change will take effect. The notice about this change is … [Read more...]
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The latest Signal 7 is out: Signal 7 9 October 2017 Amongst other things, it provides updates on Enterprise Bargaining, Comcen, recruitment action, the retirement of Graeme Gallagher and consequent changes in your BCOM. On enterprise bargaining, a UFU Members’ General Meeting is planned for Thursday, 19 October @ 18.30 pm in the Stromlo Room, Woden Tradies, Cnr. … [Read more...]
A change to the UFU ACT Branch rules to establish a Retired Members' Division, similar to Victoria's, is proposed. The proposed change is intended to ensure that UFU members are able to maintain contact with the union and with each other in retirement. It reflects a shift in the UFU’s emphasis on firefighter wellness to encompass wellness in retirement. For example … [Read more...]
Firefighters around the world stand in unity and solidarity on September 11, New York time, to remember those that perished that day at the World Trade Centre including those that made the ultimate sacrifice to protect their community. In particular, we remember the 343 firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice and died on September 11, 2001 assisting their communities … [Read more...]
The ACT government hopes half the 16 participants in the next round of training at the ACT Fire & Rescue Recruit College are female. Senior firefighter, Kari Harlovich, gives a hint of the challenges involved in this article from Friday, 1st of September in the Canberra Times … [Read more...]