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Latest News

A fully updated and revised version of AS 2118.1 - Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems – General Systems is due to be released for public comment in early February 2015. FPA Australia will be hosting a seminar series on the draft standard shortly after its release.

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November Labour Force Figures

Posted on January 05, 2015

The Labour Force figures for November 2014, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in December show that seasonally adjusted Employment increased by 42,700 to 11,637,400, from October.

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The Australian Government has released the Terms of Reference for an Inquiry by the Productivity Commission into the performance of the workplace relations framework and to identify improvements to it. The Inquiry Report is expected to be handed to the Government in November 2015.

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In September Tyco Fire Protection Products will be holding a series of free technical symposiums on water suppression in several cities across Australia and New Zealand.

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2016 has been a great 12 months for FPA Australia. CEO Scott Williams reflects on some of the outstanding achievements for the year.

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Queensland Membership Group Meeting

Posted on April 04, 2016

FPA Australia members are invited to the Queensland Membership Group Meeting - Wednesday 20 April 2016, 8.00 AM - 11.00 AM

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New STMG Terms of Reference Coming Soon

Posted on September 04, 2015

FPA has recently completed a review of the operation of State and Territory Membership Groups (STMG's) which were introduced in May 2014, replacing State Divisional Committees.

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Significant changes to the way building products are regulated in Australia now appear highly likely as the wave of public interest in the issue continues to grow.

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Fire Australia 2016 Details Released

Posted on August 13, 2015

It is with excitement that we are able to announce the details for the Fire Australia 2016 Conference and Trade Show.

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FPA Australia is pleased to have donated $8,000 to the Children's Hospital Foundation which was raised at the Fire Australia 2015 Conference Dinner on the Gold Coast on March 26.

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