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Tom Bicknell
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Fire Protection Association Australia

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E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



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FPA Australia has bundled the training required for a technician to apply for both EAHL Qualified Persons Licence 2 and 3 into a single, discounted offering. The bundle includes all nine units required to achieve EAHL Qualified Persons Licence 2&3. Participants can save up to $1045.

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In June 2014 FPA Australia was confirmed as a representative body on the Australian Building Codes Board's Building Codes Committee for the first time. FPA Australia’s participation in this national committee has already included a review of proposals for change and public comments to the draft BCA 2015.

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Code of Professional Conduct Launched

Posted on February 06, 2015

FPA Australia is pleased to release its Code of Professional Conduct.

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WA Bushfire Accreditation Framework

Posted on February 06, 2015

The Western Australian Government has formally introduced a Framework for the accreditation and training of Level 1 Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessors as part of a commitment to having a professional fire consultant industry.

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Consumer Price Index December 2014

Posted on January 30, 2015

The release (28th January 2015) by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of the latest Consumer Price Index data (December Quarter 2014) shows a decrease in the CPI from the September 2014 Quarter from 2.3% to 1.7%.

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The Department of Employment has released the September 2014 Quarter trends in wage movements in enterprise agreements.The Department of Employment has released the September 2014 Quarter trends in wage movements in enterprise agreements.

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The ACTU has lodged an Application under the Modern Award Review process to vary all Modern Awards with a clause that relates to domestic violence and further amendments to family related work arrangements.

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FPA Australia is pleased to be holding an important initiative bringing together all key national stakeholders in response to the Queensland and Western Australian state government’s draft policy on firefighting foams.

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FPA Australia will soon launch two new categories on the 'Provider of Choice' page of the website - Licensed Electricians and Licenced Sprinkler Fitters.

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AS 1851-2012 Now Required in QLD

Posted on January 15, 2015

FPA Australia is reminding all Queensland stakeholders that AS 1851-2012 is now the state's required maintenance standard for fire protection work.

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