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...]
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All the news from the United Firefighters Union Australia's ACT Branch.
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...]
The ACT UFU launched their 'ACT on Fire - Rescue Canberra's Future' campaign on 24 August. The ACT Fire and Rescue is understaffed, under resourced and under prepared for the next major bush fire emergency. The UFU is running a campaign calling on all ACT election candidates to support a properly resourced and well organised Fire and Rescue service. Please show your … [Read more...]
Welcome to the latest edition of Signal 7. The feature item is 'Resolution in sight over Senior Officer Roles and Promotions'. It goes to show that membership action combined with strong advocacy gets results. You'll find it at: Signal 7 28 July 2017 … [Read more...]
Provision has been made in the 2017 ACT Budget to recruit and train 16 more firefighters in October at the Hume training centre. … [Read more...]