Vale – John Benstead



Vale John Benstead


The UFU is sad to hear of the recent passing of John Benstead.  In December 1972, John led the way for CFA Officers to cross over from the CFA Officers Association (a pro …

FRV assistance to community: COVID-19 lockdown support


Since Saturday 4 July, several of inner Melbourne’s commission housing towers have been in lockdown.

On Monday 6 July, a request was made that FRV firefighters assist with the humanitarian effort required to ensure the good …

UFU Media Release

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Federal Royal Commission should not be called, specialist COAG Audit Committee to instead review the Recommendations from all previous bushfire-related Inquiries

The United Firefighters Union of Australia (“UFUA”) has written to the Prime Minister, calling for …

UFU welcomes WorkSafe charges for toxic dumper Graham Leslie White

WorkSafe have today announced 55 charges against Graham Leslie White over his reckless toxic dumping which put community and professional career firefighter safety at risk.

UFU Branch Secretary Peter Marshall  today welcomed the charges against White, who had toxic stockpiles …

Statement from United Firefighters Union – Victoria Branch

4 December 2019

The United Firefighters Union (Vic) welcomes the State Government’s appointment of the Fire Service Commissioner for Fire Rescue Victoria.

The Union looks forward to working productively with the Government and the new Commissioner to implement the State’s