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How ABC PM reported the NSW Fire Strike last night:

NSW Firefighters strike over workers compensation cuts
Updated June 21, 2012 20:24:00

Firefighters in NSW have gone on a one-day strike over cuts to the state’s workers’ compensation scheme which would see many payouts halved for workplace injuries. Firefighters doused NSW Parliament House with a high-pressure water cannon and blocked Macquarie Street in the Sydney CBD.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-21/nsw-firefighters-strike-over-workers-co…

About Darin Sullivan (1968 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am 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. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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