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Tasmania Branch News

UFU Tas Industrial Action

The Firefighting Industry Agreement expired in June 2021 and negotiations have not significantly progressed. Tasmanian Firefighters are the lowest paid in Australia. While bills are going up by more than 5%, the Tasmanian government is offering Firefighters 2.35% and 2.5% … Read the rest “UFU Tas Industrial Action”

Superannuation in TFS


In 2006, TFS reduced superannuation payments for new employees to the minimum superannuation guarantee level, which at the time of writing is now 10%.

TFS employees generally fall into one of three categories with regard to superannuation.

Employed before … Read the rest “Superannuation in TFS”

UFU Values

A number of UFU members have expressed disappointment that they do not see their values reflected by the current group of Labor MPs. The Branch Committee of Management decided that this behavior needs to be called out and that the … Read the rest “UFU Values”

Pfas FAQ

What is pfas?

Pfas is a chemical designed to help firefighters suppress fires. Pfas can be found in a range of domestic and industrial settings, including non-stick fry pans, fabric protection and weather-proofing on raincoats.

Pfas is a group of … Read the rest “Pfas FAQ”