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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

FPA Australia is urging all potential students considering enrolling in fire protection industry training to closely consider the credibility of course offerings before singing up to any potential training.

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Pre-registration is now available to access the new, free digital version of the National Construction Code, including the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

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Unemployment rate decreases to 6.1%

Posted on April 20, 2015

Australia’s Unemployment rate continues to decrease in March 2015.

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On 31st March 2015 the Competition Review Panel released its Final Report with respect to Competition policy aimed at improving economic welfare in Australia.

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The Fire Australia Conference 2015, held on Queensland's Gold Coast March 25 and 26, has set a new benchmark for excellence.

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This year the Fire Australia Conference Charity Dinner, sponsored by Chubb, was the most successful ever.

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Flamestop has taken out all three exhibitor awards at this year's Fire Australia Exhibition.

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FPA Australia is pleased to advise that the public comment draft of AS 2118.1 (Automatic fire sprinkler systems) has now been released. Public comment is now open and this will close on Friday 22 May.

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As you may be aware, significant work by FPA Australia has led to changes in South Australian regulation with regard to maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment. from 1 May 2015, AS 1851-2012 Routine Service of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment will be the State's required standard for fire protection maintenance for new buildings.

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AS 1668.1 Released for Public Comment

Posted on April 13, 2015

The draft version of Australian Standard AS 1668.1 The use of ventilation and air conditioning in building Part 1: Fire and smoke control in buildings has now been released for public comment.

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