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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has announced the release of the new restricted plumbing classes for water based fire protection work.

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The Association has written to the NSW Minister for Planning to address widespread problems with Fire Safety Schedules and recommend regulatory amendments.

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Scott Williams departs FPA Australia

Posted on April 08, 2020

The Board wishes to announce that after more than eleven years of service to FPA Australia, Scott Williams has departed the organisation.

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FPA Australia is continuing to work with governments across the country to promote the important role of fire protection.

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After shepherding NSW through the worst bushfire season in generations, RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has announced he will take up a new role with Resilience NSW.

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The NSW Government has extended the deadline for FPAS recognition for CFSPs due to the coronavirus crisis.

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With the launch of new online components, FPAS Fire Safety Assessment accreditation can now be completed fully electronically.

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FPA Australia advocates for the continuity of essential fire safety maintenance during the coronavirus pandemic, where safe to do so.

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Fire protection services are not currently listed as affected by the coronavirus shutdown.

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FPA Australia coronavirus response

Posted on March 20, 2020

In response to the coronavirus crisis, FPA Australia is implementing a strategy to reduce risk to industry members and staff, ensure service continuity and support members in this challenging time.

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