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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

Month: September

Data released by the Department of Employment on 28th September 2016 shows that for Enterprise Agreements (based on 1,150 Agreements and 155,300 employees) – compared to 1003 (113,500) in the March Quarter) were approved by the Fair Work Commission in the June Quarter 2016, the Average Annualised Wage Increase (AAWI) was3.0% - up from the March Quarter 2016 (2.7%) – acrossAll Sectors. ThePrivate Sector also was up in the March Quarter (3.1%from 2.9%).

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Warning About a Business Posing as Council

Posted on September 22, 2016

FPA Australia is again warning building owners, occupiers and managers about unethical fire protection providers posing as representatives of local council.

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) commends the NSW Government, led by the Hon Victor Dominello MP and Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, on its response to the Independent Review of the Building Professionals Act 2005 (the Lambert report).

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is excited to announce the launch of a new training centre and the creation of several new positions as part of a major organisational expansion.

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FPA Australia Congratulates Greg Mullins

Posted on September 07, 2016

FPA Australia congratulates outtgoing Fire & Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins, who has announced his retirement, ending his firefighting career in 2017.

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Queensland homes will be required to be fitted with photoelectric, interconnected smoke alarms in all bedrooms, as well as hallways as part of legislation passed in parliament this week.

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The Fire Australia + HazMat Conference & Tradeshow is happening again on 3-5 May 2017 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney!

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Members - Update Your Work Activities

Posted on September 01, 2016

We are reminding all Corporate Members about important changes to our "Provider of Choice" trading activities that will provide greater detail for end users and more accurately reflect the full scope of work undertaken in the fire protection industry.

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QLD Member Meeting - September 15

Posted on September 01, 2016

Join your fellow FPA Australia Members to learn about key issues currently affecting the fire protection industry in Queensland.

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Videos of Senate Inquiry Appearances

Posted on September 01, 2016

In the past year FPA Australia has appeared before two important Federal Senate Inquiries.

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