It is certainly true to say that our ensemble of PPE has grown over recent times (I’m sure members’ wet weather gear is not far away either…) increasing the protection and safety of members.
The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Enterprise Agreement 2017’s (EA) new clause 31 introduced Senior Firefighter, Level II Qualified at a pay point halfway between Senior Firefighter level I and Station Officer level I (approximately $6000 per annum).
Rescue, fire fighting and emergency response capacity at Australian airports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nominations are sought from UFU Members to fill the positions of Work Health and Safety Representative/Shop Steward and Deputy Work Health and Safety Representative/Shop Steward at full time SAMFS worksites where there is currently no formally elected HSR / Shop Steward.
The Report of the Independent Review into the SA 2019-20 Bushfire Season conducted by Mr Mick Keelty (“the Keelty Review”) was released on 12 July 2020.
A submission to the National Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements prepared by the following Australian Firefighter Unions.
In the summer of 2019-20 bushfires devastated many parts ofSouth Australia and resulted in the loss of three lives.
United Firefighters Union of South Australia Inc (UFUSA) Response to the Document of DominicLane titled Analysis of South Australia’s Fire and Emergency Servicesof September 2019.
United Firefighters Union of South Australia Inc (UFUSA) Submission to the Independent Review into South Australia’s 2019/2020 Bushfire Season.
Members may have heard interviews on Friday with the SA Treasurer Rob Lucas revealing that he is increasing the Emergency Services Levy. In his justification for his reversal of an election promise in these difficult times, Mr Lucas singled out a pay increase to MFS firefighters as one “reason” for the hike in the ESL.
The Mother’s Day Classic virtual event is live! Please join us and defy the gloom by making this MDC really special. All current registrations have received automatic access to the virtual platform.All new registrations are very welcome and are at a discounted entry fee ($25)
Post-election report27 April 2020 United Firefighters’ Union of Australia-South Australian Branch Casual Vacancy Election
The results of the election for the following offices conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009and the rules of the organisation.