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Latest News

The public consultation period for our review of FPAA101D and FPAA101H closes on Monday, 18 January, 2021. Get your comments in now, if you think changes are needed to the draft technical specifications.

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AS 2419.1 now out for public comment

Posted on December 23, 2020

FPA Australia wishes to advise that public comment has now commenced on DR AS 2419.1-2021, Fire hydrant installations, Part 1: System design, installation and commissioning.

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FPA Christmas messages

Posted on December 22, 2020

FPA Australia wishes you and yours all the best for the coming festive season.

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New executives join FPA Australia

Posted on December 22, 2020

Amanda Hogarth and Leigh Gesthuizen have joined FPA Australia as its new National Managers.

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The deadline for being registered or licensed to carry out routine service work on water based fire protection systems has been extended from 31 December, 2020, to 31 July, 2021.

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A recent amendment to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 has specified additional building types that need to be referred to Fire and Rescue NSW for review.

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Don't miss your chance to provide feedback on revisions of these two standards.

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Following the recent election and the Annual General Meeting, the FPA Australia Board met and elected its office bearers for 2021.

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President's Report - 30 November, 2020

Posted on November 30, 2020

FPA Australia has members across the country and a key goal for 2021 is to increase our engagement with them.

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The NSW Government has now released the regulation supporting June's Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020.

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