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Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) recognised the contributions of current and former FPA Australia members and staff for their role in changing legislation to mandate the installation of residential automatic fire sprinklers in mid-rise shared residential buildings. 

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South Australia’s Planning and Design Code (the Code) is due to commence in all urban areas on 19 March, 2021.  Already operating in rural and regional areas, Phase 3 is the final step in the State’s moves to consolidate development plans into a single planning rulebook and to introduce ePlanning. 

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President's Report - 31 January, 2021

Posted on January 31, 2021

FPA Australia has released a qualifications matrix covering fire protection roles.  This is in response to an increasing focus of governments on improving skills and competency within the sector.   This matrix has now been released for public comment, to help us develop a position paper for the future training needs of the industry. 

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The public consultation period for our review of FPAA101D and FPAA101H closes on Monday, 18 January, 2021. Get your comments in now, if you think changes are needed to the draft technical specifications.

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