WORDBACK
WordBack No.14-2024
Max Adlam

HAPPY MAY DAY 

Very best May Day wishes to all UFU members today, International Workers Day. We will celebrate next Saturday 4 May with a March and Family Fun Day, commencing at Elder Park at 11:00 hours.

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Anzac Day 2024
WordBack No.12-2024
Max Adlam

LEST WE FORGET 

As we remember our Anzacs, it is important days later, that we also remember our former work comrades who are no longer with us, through having contracted for example an industrial disease such as brain cancer, mesothelioma, multiple myeloma, prostate cancer etc through exposure to the many carcinogens involved in firefighting. 

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Mothers Day Classic 2024
WordBack No.11-2024
Max Adlam

MOTHERS DAY CLASSIC 

As Firefighters we are shockingly far too familiar with the scourge of cancer; advocating for members and retired members with industrial cancer claims sadly forms a significant part of our Union’s work. 

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UFUSA AEA
WordBack No.10-2024
Max Adlam

PTSD BILL PASSED IN LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TODAY 

Today members of our union together with members of the Ambulance Employees Association attended Parliament House as Independent MLC Frank Pangallo sponsored a private members’ bill to adopt presumptive liability workers compensation provisions for first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. 

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UFUSA State Council
WordBack No.07-2024
Max Adlam

ELECTION NOTICE

As the Returning Officer for the UFUSA Inc 2024 State Council Election, I hereby provide notice of the election as required by the UFUSA Inc Rules to all eligible members. 

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UFUSA vote
WordBack No.05-2024
Max Adlam

UFUSA – STATE COUNCIL ELECTION 

As reported in Wordback 4/2024 nominations open shortly for your UFUSA State Council elections with Life Member Paul Caica appointed Returning Officer for the 2024 UFUSA Inc elections. 

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RAAF Firetrucks
WordBack No.04-2024
Max Adlam

25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT RAAF BASE EDINBURGH 

On 3rd March 1999 Transfield commenced operations at RAAF Base Edinburgh providing a dedicated fire and rescue services; significantly this was the first time a private company had replaced the RAAF fire service at an airfield facility in Australia.

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UFUSA News
WordBack No.03-2024
Max Adlam

SAMFS ADVISE OF SFF UNDER AND OVER PAYMENTS 

Our union is concerned to have been advised by the MFS this week that a situation has arisen wherein Senior Firefighters Level 2 who had progressed to the next pay scale apparently/allegedly were not progressed appropriately through the classification steps, commencing 2022. 

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WordBack No.02-2024
Max Adlam

RECRUIT SQUAD 61 GRADUATION 

One of the most enjoyable things I get to do in my work as Secretary, is to visit APTC to speak to successive recruit squads about our union. 

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UFUSA 2023 Year In Review
WordBack No.20-2023
Max Adlam

REPORT ON THE YEAR IN REVIEW 

Our UFU Annual General Meeting held last week received reports and reflected on the year that was, as well as considering strategy and proposals to take our union strongly into 2024.

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UFUSA Christmas 2022
WordBack No.17-2023
Max Adlam

ACFO ROY THOMPSON RETURNS TO WORK

It’s very pleasing to see the return to work at SAMFS of Roy Thompson next week and we all congratulate him on his commitment and fortitude in prevailing against the challenges he has faced over the last two and half years.

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MFS and SASS
WordBack No.13-2023
Max Adlam

SAAS AMBULANCE ASSIST TRAINING

Our union is glad to have achieved the rollout of training delivered by SAAS to assist our members in the performance of current work of the MFS when involved in Assist Ambulance calls and we congratulate all those involved in its development and delivery.

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UFUSA ARC2023
WordBack No.10-2023
Max Adlam

ARC23 – Australasian Rescue Challenge 2023

Congratulations to all UFUSA members involved in organising and participating in the Australasian Rescue Challenge 2023 currently underway at the Wayville Pavilion in the Adelaide Showgrounds. (29/6 – 2/7/23)

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UFUSA Emergency Services Thank you
Max Adlam

THANK YOU TO EMERGENCY SERVICES – AFL ROUND 13 

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services the Hon Joe Szakacs invited us to attend the inaugural thank you to emergency services personnel on Saturday, 10 June 2023 at the Adelaide Oval for the AFL round 13 match of the Adelaide Crows vs West Coast Eagles. 

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UFUSA Mothers Day Classic
WordBack No.09-2023
Max Adlam

MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC 14th May 2023

The number of MFS/UFU participants in the Mother’s Day Classic is growing but with only 9 days to go we are putting a call out for some more keen firefighters to join us for this very worthy event!!

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United Fire Fighters Union Of South Australia - UFUSA

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