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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

EPA Victoria has published a new guideline on management of combustible waste and recycling materials that includes FPA Australia advice and cites FPAS.

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FPA Australia Board of Directors for 2019

Posted on November 19, 2018

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors for 2018-19, confirmed at the recent AGM, and farewells retiring Director and past President Trevor Voevodin.

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Standards Australia has announced the election of Richard Brooks, Megan Motto and Tony Dixon to the organisation’s Board of Directors, following the conclusion of a ballot on 2 November.

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Vale Dr Laurie Hammond

Posted on November 08, 2018

FPA Australia wishes to express its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr Laurie Hammond, Chairman of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, who died over the weekend.

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The Victorian Building Authority has announced it is pursuing FPA Australia's proposal to introduce a restricted class of registration to overcome challenges in the state's new plumbing regulations.

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FPA Australia is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with the Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Energy to continue to facilitate services for the Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board for the next five years.

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Association welcomes returning Directors

Posted on October 22, 2018

The 2018 FPA Australia Board elections had the highest voting participation rate in history, welcoming back two returning Directors.

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The Victorian Government’s recent amendment to plumbing regulations will threaten the jobs of thousands of Victorians and the fire safety of the state’s buildings.

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FPA Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Waterhouse as the Association’s new State Manager NSW.

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FPA Australia Board Nominations 2018 – Board nominations have opened for two available Director positions on the FPA Australia Board.

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