​National Secretary and Vice President meet with Internal Affairs Minister

National Secretary Wattie Watson and National Vice President Joseph Stanley met with Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin at Parliament today to discuss firefighters’ occupational cancer and mental wellness.

The Minister was very engaged in the discussions and was supportive of the campaign for presumptive legislation to recognise firefighters’ occupational cancers.

Mental health and well-being issues were already on her radar and the Minister was keen to understand practical measures we can take now to support our members.

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