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Latest News

Month: February

Both trend and seasonally adjusted wage price indices increased slightly in the December 2017 quarter, a small increase in growth on the previous quarter. Both indices rose 0.6% over the quarter and on an annual basis were up 2.1%, according to a recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) release.

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HFC phase down information sessions

Posted on February 22, 2018

As part of a national phase down in HFC importation that began on 1 January 2018, the Department of the Environment and Energy is running a series of information sessions to explain the initiative's impacts.

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Garry Kwok's contributions recognised

Posted on February 16, 2018

As he moves to the next stage in his career, FPA Australia recognises the significant contributions to the fire protection industry made by Garry Kwok.

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Recent employment data released by the ABS shows over the past month that trend employment continued to show ongoing growth, with employment increasing by 23,000 (to 12,446,600) or 3.3%.

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) wishes to clarify for the public record recent media coverage on the Unilodge building in Darwin.

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Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) and the Fiona Wood Foundation are pleased to announce a new partnership between the two organisations.

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Vale Alan Host

Posted on February 12, 2018

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) wishes to express its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Alan Host of the New South Wales Department of Planning and Infrastructure, who passed away on Friday.

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The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released the Public Comment Draft of the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 for feedback, incorporating a number of changes proposed by Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia).

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SA bans fluorinated firefighting foams

Posted on February 06, 2018

The South Australian Government has introduced a wide-reaching ban on the use of fluorinated firefighting foams due to concerns about the chemicals' environmental impacts.

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