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WORLD HOMELESS DAY 2019

UFU members and career firefighters show support for the Salvos On Thursday 10 October, on World Homeless Day, approximately 40 off-duty UFU members (and two spouses!) as well as several on-duty crews attended the UFU…


UFU returns to the world stage

On 4 October 2019, the UN Expert Committee passed a resolution in the form of a recommendation to the next Stockholm Convention for a global ban of PFHxS without exemptions.



New UFU retirement function model

The UFU will be trialling a new retirement model as of 1 July 2019.  The first UFU Retirement Awards night will be held in March 2020 for all members who retired from 1 July 2019…




A historical day for UFU on world stage

The UFU is calling for a worldwide ban on the use of PFAS in firefighting foams.