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Latest News

Bookings have opened for sponsors and exhibitors for Fire Australia 2018, the country's premier life and fire safety event.

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The assessment of Australia’s building compliance and enforcement systems by independent experts Professor Peter Shergold AC and Bronwyn Weir is making headway, the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) heard on Monday.

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Unemployment continued to drop in October for the eighth consecutive month, while over the past 12 months employment has lifted 2.9%.

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A draft bill addressing private sector whistleblower protection promises major reforms, bringing private and public sector legislation in line.

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Two-year logbooks now available

Posted on December 07, 2017

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is proud to announce the launch of new two-year editions of our most popular logbooks.

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Fire Australia 2018 call for speakers

Posted on December 06, 2017

Fire Protection Association Australia is calling for speaker submissions for the Fire Australia 2018 Conference.

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The Victorian Cladding Taskforce Chairs’ interim report, released today, has made positive headway by recommending a range of steps to increase regulatory surveillance and enforcement in the state’s building industry.

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Slight increase in September quarter wages

Posted on November 28, 2017

Both trend and seasonally adjusted Wage Price Indices (WPI) increased by the same amount on both a quarterly basis (0.5%) and on an annual basis (2.0%), as indicated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) release of WPI data on 15 November 2017 for September 2017.

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Drafts of a redesigned Certificate II and Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing will be released for public comment in December, following a review chaired by Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia).

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September quarter CPI at 1.8%

Posted on November 17, 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose during the September quarter, but not by enough for the Reserve Bank of Australia to justify an increase in interest rates.

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