Member Update – Recruits DEED
‘Flashpoint’ Newsletter – October 2019
Volume 1 – Union Survey Report
Click here to view the first volume of survey results released by the UFUA Aviation Branch.
UFUAV Aviation Branch Rule Changes
Click here to view the latest members message! You can also view the UFUA Aviation Branch rules by clicking here to read the pdf.
Member Update – Broderick Review TOR
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Member Update – Elizabeth Broderick Review
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UFUA Survey Extension
Short extension to the survey if you have not done it yet look in your inbox there is another link. Australia’s Aviation Rescue Firefighters – A Better Way We recently contacted you about a survey, but haven’t received your responses. We’d really appreciate your participation. The survey will be closed at midnight on Friday 27 …
‘Flashpoint’ Newsletter – September 2019
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2019 IAFF Redmond Symposium
2019 IAFF Redmond Symposium
Member Update – Mid Term Review
Your United Firefighters Union Aviation Branch Mid Term Review So here we are approaching the halfway point of the first three year term of the current elected officers of the UFUA Aviation Branch. So we would like to pause and take some time to reflect on what your Union has done for you over …
Member Update – ROC Officer’s Report
Members please ensure that you have received and completed your survey into Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination in Airservices. We requested Airservices to consult with us regarding the Terms of Reference for the Elizabeth Broderick Review and they refused to discuss the TOR’s with us and told us to take it to FWA if we didn’t …
UFUA Aviation Branch – Member Survey
Dear Current and Former Members/Aviation & Rescue Firefighters, I am writing to give you the heads-up regarding a survey the Union is facilitating on your behalf into workplace bullying, harassment, discrimination and culture at your workplace. The Survey will be designed, conducted, assessed and reported on independent to the Elected Officers of the UFUA. Our …
‘The Australian’ News Article
Regional airports ill-equipped to handle disaster Firefighters work on a burning aircraft at an airport in Russia. Picture: AFP • ROBYN IRONSIDE AVIATION WRITER @ironsider • 12:00AM AUGUST 5, 2019 • 3 COMMENTS Firefighters based at Australian airports say a lack of fire trucks, the removal of power saws and training restrictions on tall ladders …
Senate Inquiry Report – The provision of rescue, firefighting and emergency response at Australian airports.
Click here to view the report regarding the recommendations from the recent Senate Inquiry.
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UFUA Aviation Branch Casual Elections 2018
Nominations are now open for two BCOM (NSW & WA) and 16 Organiser Positions. Please nominate.
FLASHPOINT JULY 2018
FlashPoint July 2018
Post Election Report
BRANCH ELECTIONS The Aviation Branch has received a post-election report from the AEC regarding the recent Branch election. The AEC has raised an issue with the National United Firefighters Union of Australia Rule 27(11) UFUA Rule 27 (11) is as follows: (11) The Branch Returning Officer shall as soon as practicable after the time on …
CFA DISPUTE DID NOT RATE WITH VOTERS
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 …
UFU of A Audited 2015 Financial Statements
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.
If I were a factory employee
Not a union member? Read on to see what President Theodore Roosevelt thought about being a union member. United States President Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909: If I were a factory employee, a labourer on the railroad, or a wage earner of any sort, I would undoubtedly join the union of my trade. If I were opposed …
Our motto is “strength in unity” and we know it works. There will always be however, some people lacking in principle, that may consider selling out their mates, in the belief that they will benefit personally in the long run. Click here to see what Jack London said many years ago of people such as …
Workchoices: a firies tale from the NZ experience
Some members wonder about what might happen to them under the Workchoices legislation should the Howard Federal Government be re-elected in 2007. Read on to find out what our New Zealand brothers and sisters suffered under very similar circumstances. Click to read (or right-click/Cmd-click to save to your computer: PDF download).