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Tom Bicknell
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Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

Month: February

All attendees at the upcoming AS 2118.1 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems seminars will have exclusive access to the pre-public comment draft version of the revised sprinkler standard prior to the commencement of the seminars.

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Revision to FPAS Fire Systems Design

Posted on February 20, 2015

FPA Australia is advising all members of an important revision to our planned roll out of FPAS “Fire Systems Design” class of accreditation.

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FPA Australia would like to invite any Victorian Association Members to learn more about your options when renewing licensed sprinkler fitter and licensed electrical enterprise agreements which expire this year (or agreements that expired in 2014 but have yet to be renewed).

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FPA Australia is pleased to release its interim response to the Queensland and Western Australian Government's second draft policy on the Management of Firefighting Foam.

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In an effort to deliver a sustainable service that minimizes cost to premises/building owners, effective 10 February 2015, QFES will no longer attend premises where the fire alarm panel has reset within a 10 second time frame.

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Fair Work Building and Construction advises building and construction industry workers, employers and unions, to think carefully before getting involved in strike action or they risk breaking the law and being put before the courts.

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The Labour Force figures for January 2015, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 12th February 2015 show that seasonally adjusted Unemployment increased by 0.3% from 6.1% (December 2014) to 6.4% (January 2015).

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FPA Australia is extremely pleased by the announcement in today's South Australian Government Gazette that, from May 1 2015, AS 1851-2012 Routine Service of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment will be the State's required standard for fire protection maintenance.

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FPA Australia is pleased to announce a national seminar series covering a broad range of topics in relation to automatic fire sprinkler systems in Australia, with particular focus on AS 2118.1

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The Fire Australia 2015 Conference & Exhibition is shaping up as being the largest in the event's history. With a total of 10 sponsors already confirmed as well as 71 exhibition booths the event is sure to be an outstanding success.

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