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…Read More
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.
UFU Branch Secretary Peter Marshall responded to reports of an IBAC investigation on 3AW Drive. Click HERE for the audio prior to the interview and click HERE for the interview.
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…
Today’s announcement has been welcomed by Victoria’s career firefighters, as it is a further step by the Andrews Government to protect career firefighters from the illegal activities of toxic waste dumpers.
This is the first time that uniformed personnel, or professional career firefighters, have been represented at the Stockholm Convention.
The UFU is calling for a worldwide ban on the use of PFAS in firefighting foams.
This is the third year that the UFU has been involved in this very worthy cause and we are honoured to have once again played a part on the day.
The weather was most certainly on our side on Sunday as over 1000 people filled part of Moonee Valley Racecourse over the course of the day to celebrate the UFU Annual Picnic.
The UFU invites members and families to our annual family day picnic on Sunday the 19th of February at Moonee Valley Racecourse.