About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 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 former 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.

2 Comments on Protesting firefighters hose NSW Parliament yesterday | #FBEU #AUSUNIONS #Workcover #NSWpol

  1. BEST picture ever comrades! I so wished I could have left work and come down to join you all. Congratulations comrades, shows that if you fight you CAN WIN! Wish us luck for Wednesday when NSW teachers are on strike. I hope we can storm parliament too, but I think firetrucks are a bit more impressive than chalk 🙂
    Heidi Claus – Public School Teacher


    • We won a partial victory in the form of an exemption of firefighters from the new laws severly restricting workers claims for workplace injuries. However, the fight continues for other workers in NSW. Heidi, we’re still with you all, and firefighters will be back with other Unions. Lead the way like we did, and we will follow…


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