If you are unable to attend this meeting, please ensure Delegates at your workplace or district attend and are able to provide a briefing to you following the meeting.
An additional members meeting has been called for next week. This is a separate and additional meeting to the one previously called.
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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.
The UFU recently launched a campaign to raise awareness about the effects toxic chemical fires have on career firefighters and to hold toxic dumpers accountable for their actions. Following the recent front pages in The Age, the UFU today continued its campaign with a media blitz.
After being granted a pair on religious grounds, Liberals MPs Craig Ondarchie and Bernie Finn decided to hide in their offices in the wee hours of Good Friday only to slither back into the House at the time of the vote.
Today, the UFU revealed a full-page ad in The Age newspaper bringing the issue of firefighter health risks to the community’s attention and urging the community to support harsh penalties for unscrupulous operators and to dob in a dumper to Crime Stoppers.
Marking 60 years of support for & donations for Good Friday Appeal & 10 years of MFB v CFA joint efforts!
Today, the UFU commenced a campaign to seek legislation to make persons responsible for illegal toxic dumping accountable by law.