Climate action resolution, UFUA legislative agenda update and more This week, the National Delegates of the United Firefighters Union of Australia (National Union) met in Canberra, ACT for its annual National Committee of Management meeting. Read the bulletin in full … [Read more...]
UFUA News: the latest news items from the United Firefighters Union Australia.
I acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of the Canberra area and pay respect to the elders, past and present, of all Australia's Indigenous peoples. When talking about fire, acknowledgement of country and people takes on a special resonance. The effective utilisation of fire by Indigenous peoples to shape this country is well … [Read more...]
The Union representing the nation’s 11,000 professional firefighters has issued an unprecedented call for nationally consistent firefighting as the climate crisis extends and intensifies the fire season. The United Firefighters Union of Australia passed a unanimous resolution at its national council in Canberra demanding a national approach that would allow firefighting to … [Read more...]
We refer to the Post Election Report (available here) and its comments about the interpretation and application of UFUA rules 23(8) and (11) under the heading ‘Other Matters’ on page 3. We advise that the National Committee of Management Election Meeting is now usually held after 5pm on the day of the closure of the ballot. Nevertheless, we have asked counsel to advise … [Read more...]
The Post-Election Report for the 2019 National Officers elections is available from the UFU or UFU Branch on request of members and is also available here (PDF file 800kB - right click/cmd click to save, or click to open in browser. … [Read more...]