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A historical day for UFU on world stage

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





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 Training College at Fiskville’.

Senior Firefighter and veteran Fiskville campaigner Mick Tisbury said it was a major achievement in finally getting justice for hundreds of firefighters who were poisoned at the site.


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 knowingly exposed to toxic contamination at the CFA Fiskville training site in Victoria.





Cash interview shows why federal firefighting intervention must be blocked

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash’s repeated failure yesterday to justify federal intervention in the CFA confirms she is playing politics rather than acting in the public
interest.

Under questioning on Sky TV yesterday Minister Cash was repeatedly unable to point to any clauses in the firefighters enterprise agreement to justifying her claims of a
‘UFU takeover’.

The Minister was unable to explain even the most basic points in relation to the agreement.