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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: October

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) would like to congratulate the Australian Government on its key role in securing the recent international agreement to reduce hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions by 85 per cent at the Montreal Protocol meeting held in Kigali, Rwanda last week.

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from people wishing to serve as Board members of the Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board (the Board). FPA Australia facilitates services for the Board through a service agreement with the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy.

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Free FPAS Accreditation Ends Dec 31

Posted on October 14, 2016

As you would be aware, throughout 2016 the Association has offered Members free Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) transitional accreditation for Inspect & Test and heavily subsidised training as part of the Association's 2020 Vision for the fire protection industry - working towards all fire protection technicians being trained, competent and accredited by the year 2020.

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The FireNZ 2016 Conference and Exhibition (9-11 November, Greenlane, Auckland) will showcase the focus on the safety aspect of the fire industry and asks the questions, how safe is your design, your product and the impact of them on the safety of the people?

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is pleased to announce it has been successful in the tender process to continue to facilitate services for the Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board (the Board) for the next two years through a service agreement with the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy.

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Industrial Disputation - June Quarter

Posted on October 11, 2016

Industrial disputation data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on 1st September 2016 showed a decrease in the June Quarter 2016 in the number of disputes.

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You can now provide your public comment on the draft revisions of AS 2419.1 directly to Standards Australia or through FPA Australia to be included with our consolidated submission.

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Western Australian BCAC Appointment

Posted on October 10, 2016

FPA Australia has recently been appointed to the Western Australian Building Commission Advisory Committee (BCAC). The Committee is an advisory forum that comprises occupational and technical groups directly regulated by the Building Commission, plus industry stakeholder groups that have a key and direct role in the regulated building process.

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Provider of Choice Deadline October 31

Posted on October 07, 2016

Important changes to our "Provider of Choice" trading activities will be coming into effect in November, meaning all Corporate members have until October 31 to update their details and ensure their listing remains on the Association's website.

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VIC DHHS Seminar This Wednesday

Posted on October 07, 2016

You are invited to an important seminar this Wednesday October 12 on behalf of the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on the topic: DHHS Compliance and Assessment Criteria - What is it?

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