Unions matter – radio discussion [incl audio]

Recently ABC radio’s program ‘Life Matters’ discussed Unions in Austrlia, and what positive things Union members and officials do.

I was able to get through and put on the record some of the important things Unions do for workers, our members, but also for the community in general. A copy of the audio from my call is below.

120504_clip_FBEU_Darin_Sullivan_Life_Matters_Radio_National.mp3 Listen on Posterous



Darin Sullivan 

About Darin Sullivan (1967 Articles)
President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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