FIREFIGHTER PADDLING AROUND TASMANIA RAISING AWARNESS AND FUNDS FOR MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE RESEARCH Tasmania Branch member and Leading Firefighter Craig Machen is raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) research by circumnavigating around Tasmania …………………………………..
In accordance with the Rules and the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009, the UFUA National Committee of Management has considered and endorsed the financial statements and Auditor’s report for the year ending June 2016. The financial statements have been published on the UFUA national website http://www.ufua.asn.au/
The extensive and relentless partisan political campaign to demonise career firefighters and UFU members through lies and misinformation in Victoria did not pay off for the Liberals. A national survey of votes shows that the trumped up CFA dispute did not affect the outcome of the Federal Election. UFU members proudly and successfully battled the […]
The final Fiskville report has been released.
The UFUA National Office was able to secure the insertions (outlined below) into the ALP Policy Platform at the ALP National Conference in July 2015. The National Office has also had discussions with the Leader of the Opposition who is understanding and supportive of the issues surrounding the preservation age for firefighters. This is a significant achievement […]
The United Firefighters’ Union of Australia’s audited financial statements are now available on the UFU of A national website. Click here to access them.
The terrorist events in Paris have shocked the world. The UFUA is writing to our colleagues in the French fire services to offer our condolences and to assure them that they are in the thoughts of the global firefighting community. These incidents are a stark reminder to local emergency services ………….
THE UFUA RECOGNISES THE HEROIC SACRIFICE OF FIREFIGHTERS THAT LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY DURING THE SEPTEMBER 11 TERRORIST ATTACKS
Last week the Federal Government announced a $246 million pilot program extending childcare concessions to those who access in-house nanny services. The Government has announced that this pilot program is designed to allow emergency service workers such as police, ambulance officers and firefighters to access child care rebates …………….
The UFUA has been approached by a documentary film crew who are raising funds to film a documentary about the complete lack of any professional or funded ambulance service in Laos. Laos has one of the highest road accidents rates in the world yet does not have any official ambulance service. We have been directly approached […]