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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

The Victorian Building Authority is advising that an amendment has recently been made to the Building Regulations 2006 to reflect changes in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2015.

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FPA Australia has published a new Technical Advisory Note (TAN-03) on Maintenance of Aspirating Smoke Detectors (ASD).

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Safe Work Australia has released a number of reports into WHS in a number of priority industries (including Manufacturing, Road Transport and Agriculture). The following is a brief into the Construction Industry. According to the research brief, the Construction Industry has been designated as a priority industry in the Australian WHS Strategy (2012-2022) due to the high number and rate of work-related injuries and illnesses.

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FPA Australia is extremely proud to have been visited by Association Patron, The Governor General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

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Latest Statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 12th March 2015 show that in the December Quarter 2014, there were 57 disputes (an increase of 2 from the September Quarter 2014).

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Unemployment rate decreases to 6.1%

Posted on March 13, 2015

The Labour Force figures for February 2015, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 12th March 2015 show thatseasonally adjusted Unemployment decreased by 0.1% from 6.4% (January 2015) to 6.3% (February 2015).

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FPA Australia is seeking to provide clarity on the selection, management and use of firefighting foams. It is hoped this will assist to inform people about the facts when choosing firefighting foams, including understanding the fire extinguishment effectiveness and environmental impacts.

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FPA Australia is extremely pleased to be expanding its capacity for advocacy and technical output with the appointment of Brett Dundules to the position of Senior Technical Officer.

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Victorian Membership Group Chair and long-standing member and contributor at FPA Australia Rod Buncle has chosen to relinquish his position as Chair.

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2 Weeks Until Fire Australia 2015

Posted on March 11, 2015

The Fire Australia 2015 Conference & Exhibition is almost upon us! Don't miss your chance to register and attend the biggest fire protection conference and exhibition in the southern hemisphere which is shaping up as being the largest in the event's history!

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