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Sprinkler standard amendment released for public comment

Posted on : Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Amendment 2 to AS 2118.1, Automatic fire sprinkler systems - General systems has been released for public comment, closing Tuesday 10 September.


This amendment includes the following:


  • Clarification and guidance on types of pre-action systems including 'non-interlock' pre-action as a system type.
  • Global changes in relation to sprinkler thermal sensitivity and response types.
  • Clarification of requirements for sprinkler protection of balconies.
  • Inclusion of requirements for accessibility and clearances of control assemblies.
  • New design requirements for incidental residential storage for Class 2 & 3 buildings.
  • Inclusion of design requirements for protection of storage in high hazard.


FPA Australia intends to make a public comment submission. To provide your feedback for consideration to be included in our submission, please click here.


You can also provide your feedback direct to Standards Australia  here.