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Tom Bicknell
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E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

Month: July

WA announces bushfire reforms

Posted on July 31, 2019

The WA Government has announced a three-stage plan to improve the state’s bush fire policy framework, including the Map of Bush Fire Prone Areas.

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Amendment 2 to AS 2118.1, Automatic fire sprinkler systems – General systems has been released for public comment, closing Tuesday 10 September.

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FPA Australia is partnering with the ABCB on a free Fire Safety Verification Method webinar.

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Fire Pumpset Seminars book out

Posted on July 25, 2019

The Fire Pumpset - Selection, Installation, Commissioning and Servicing seminar series wrapped up today with a full house in Sydney, following a similarly-popular run in Melbourne two days before.

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FPA Australia Board resignation

Posted on July 24, 2019

We regret to inform members of the resignation of Alan Wilson from the FPA Australia Board, with effect from the 24th of July 2019.

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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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