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Latest News

A new agreement by the Building Ministers Forum to implement a national approach to reforms is a major step forward in addressing poor building outcomes and restoring community confidence.

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The Victorian Government has announced a new $600 million package to rectify buildings with combustible cladding in the state, enacting one of the key recommendations of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce final report.

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FPA Australia will be holding Member Updates across the country in late July and August.

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A review of plumbing, sprinkler fitting and fire systems design qualifications underway since 2017 is now reaching its final stages, and drafts of the revised qualifications have been released.

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The NSW Government has released a discussion paper outlining its vision for construction industry reforms needed to implement the recommendations of the Shergold-Weir report.

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FPA Australia is pleased to announce a new face-to-face training course on the Routine Service of Water Based Fire Protection Systems, beginning in July and running through to November.

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Vale Lindsay Essex

Posted on June 21, 2019

FPA Australia wishes to express its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of pioneering sprinkler fitting trainer Lindsay Essex, who passed away earlier this week.

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The NSW Government has published updated information on recognition of FPAS to accredit individuals as ‘competent fire safety practitioners’ under the 2017 fire safety reforms.

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Standards Australia has announced a new agreement with Techstreet, a Clarivate Analytics company, to distribute Australian Standards and other technical content.

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The SA Government has announced changes to restricted classes of plumbing registration covering routine service work on fire protection systems, aligning with an FPA Australia proposal.

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