News & Media


The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) will release its latest forecasts in May, which will show strong residential building recovery in some Australian cities.

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Happy Easter from FPA Australia

Posted on April 17, 2014

FPA Australia would like to wish all members and friends of the Association a safe and happy Easter break.

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) continues to strongly support the important rollout of automatic fire sprinklers into NSW Aged Care Facilities.

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FPA Australia has officially launched its State & Territory Membership Groups.

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FPA Australia is pleased with the findings of the first annual report of the NSW Fire Sprinkler Systems Implementation Committee which has found that Of those aged care homes in NSW required to install fire sprinklers under the new legislation introduced on January 1, nearly 80 percent have either completed or started work.

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Latest FireSignals Out Now

Posted on April 02, 2014

The March edition of FireSingals Features important info on the pricing and availability of AS 1851-2012 logbooks, the upcoming Information Bulletin on the Use and Selection of FireFighting Foams, details of FPA Australia's recent coverage in the Media and an exclusive offer on EAHL unit assessment.

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A new keynote speaker has been announced for the upcoming HazMat Conference and the extended program has now been released.

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Important Cabling Changes from July 1

Posted on March 21, 2014

Previously announced changes mean that current open registered cabling providers will require additional specialist competencies effective 1 July 2014 if they perform structured, optical fibre and/or co-axial cabling. Current Restricted registered cabling providers will require an additional specialist competency to perform Broadband (data) cabling work.

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Don't Miss the VIC & NSW Fire Expos

Posted on March 21, 2014

With the Fire Australia Conference & Exhibition not occurring again until 2015, the upcoming Fire Expos in Victoria and NSW are the best opportunity to showcase your products and services this year.

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The federal Minister for Industry The Hon Ian Macfarlane will sign the revised FPA Australia Code of Practice, which will soon be released.

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