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Month: October

President's Report - 31 October, 2020

Posted on October 31, 2020

In this month’s report we discuss the importance of advocacy and how FPA Australia is here to meet with bureaucrats on your behalf. Advocacy is the key to the Association achieving better conditions for the industry, expanding FPAS to other jurisdictions, creating more academies, getting more national consistency in the practice of fire protection and, removing some of the red tape hampering our businesses. We are the Voice of the industry, and we represent your interests.

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FPA Australia 2020 Election Results

Posted on October 30, 2020

FPA Australia is pleased to announce the results of the recent Board election.

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The Department of Agriculture, Water, and Environment successfully prosecuted a Victorian-based fire protection the company in the Federal Court of Australia, for breaching section 13(1) of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989.

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The South Australian Deputy Premier has responded to recent correspondence from FPA Australia about impending changes in that State.

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The NSW Government is spending $192 million in response to the recommendations of the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry. This money will be spent on new equipment, night-time aerial firefighting, enhanced strategic fire trails, and improvements to local emergency infrastructure.

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Melbourne lockdown eases further

Posted on October 27, 2020

The Andrews Government has taken further steps to open up its economy, with a drop in the rolling 14 day average.

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Coronavirus strikes again, as state and territory governments announce plans to delay adoption of NCC 2022 until 1 September, 2022.

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Form 1, which helps APFSs to record their workplace activities, is now available on the website.

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11 members have nominated for election to the FPA Australia Board.

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Federal Budget 2020-21

Posted on October 07, 2020

The Morrison Government has released its Budget for 2020-21 and, as expected, has sought to address the economic impacts of the Coronavirus.

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