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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 – 31 December 2019.

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A historical day for UFU on world stage

Link to video: https://vimeo.com/333226212

Overnight, UFU Vice-President Mick Tisbury addressed the parties to the United Nations’ Stockholm Convention, speaking to the firefighters’ experience of PFAS exposure, contamination and the ill effects of PFAS on professional career firefighters and fire service …


A touching Walk to Remember: UFU support for Compassionate Friends Victoria

On Sunday 7 April, on-duty and off-duty UFU members assisted community organisation Compassionate Friends Victoria with their annual event Walk to Remember. 

Compassionate Friends Victoria is a community organisation that provides support and assistance to bereaved parents, families and friends of …


UFU Annual Family Picnic another great success!

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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 …



FIREFIGHTERS WELCOME GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR FISKVILLE VICTIMS

MEDIA RELEASE | 24 NOVEMBER 2016

 

FIREFIGHTERS WELCOME GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR FISKVILLE VICTIMS

The United Firefighters Union have welcomed today’s announcement that the Andrews Government will support and implement the recommendations outlined in the Victorian Parliament’s ‘Inquiry into the CFA


Fiskville crisis escalates as 323 victims come forward

UFU MEDIA RELEASE:FRIDAY 28 OCTOBER 2016

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 Fiskville crisis escalates as 323 victims come forward

 

 The Fiskville toxic exposure crisis is escalating with 323 volunteer and career firefighters now having come forward to seek advice and support after being …


Much needed wage increase welcomed by Victorian career firefighters

UFU MEDIA RELEASE 

Thursday 27 October 2016

Much needed wage increase welcomed by Victo
rian career firefighters

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The United Firefighters Union welcomes Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino’s announcement today that career firefighters in the MFB and CFA will …